Ben Meakins

Save your pockets!

Winch handle pockets degrade over time and end up looking dirty and messy – so stick them on with industrial-strength Velcro and keep them down below when the boat’s not…


Splicing an eye in hi-tech Dyneema rope is a slightly different process than for polyester braid, demonstrated in PBO August 2013, although the principle is very similar.

Tip of the Day

Speed up the job and get a better finish with this deck paint tip