Next time you work with a sealant, be sure to leave it hanging, and don’t be tempted to remove the erm… snotty bit that dangles from the bottom. When we…
What to use to avoid burns
Make sure you're covered
It seems light until you turn around!
Can't see your compass card for UV damage?
It's a good practical tool on board, too....
You won't be able to bear away unless....
Don't spill a drop
Take note of the development of a frontal system
Don't lose your head in a broach... Keep hold of the guy!
Clearly mark the lifting points on the hull of your boat
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…
Give the o rings a smear
...and how to stop it cracking
An elastic band is your saviour...
Use the mainsail to blanket it
How much should you tighten the nuts?
Heat the scraper, not the paint!
Flexible scrapers are best
Speed up the job and get a better finish with this deck paint tip