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Southampton Boat Show- @SotonBoatShow

The countdown to the 2017 Southampton Boat Show is well underway, with doors opening on the 15th September many nautical businesses are finalising all the last minute details before open day. A fantastic day out for all the family with lots of boats on show, along...

Diesel Bug

Diesel Bug

This is a topic that comes up frequently in the boating community, so here we will look at what is diesel bug, how do you know if you've got it, how to treat it and ongoing treatment What is diesel Bug Diesel bug as it's commonly known is a microbial bacteria that is...

Dropping the rig

Dropping the rig

Dropping the mast from El Rubicon Recently we had to drop the rig from the deck of El Rubicon, with a deck stepped mast it's not as big a job as it may first appear providing you enlist the help of a rigger and suitable crane. To begin with, as with most jobs onboard...

Preparing for extended cruising

There are numerous books written on this subject so I'm not going to try and re-invent the wheel here. I am merely providing some insight into how we are preparing El Rubicon for our extended winter cruise down to the Canary Islands. Firstly, start planning early. It...

Sailing in Spain

Sailing in Spain

Sailing in Spain. People often ask me where is my favourite place to sail in Spain. It's a difficult question to answer as the Spanish coastline is very long and varied. Having sailed most of it apart from the Northern Cantabrian coastline I am providing a...

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