Friday Five for February 19
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Friday Five for February 19 Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for February 19. This is what caught our eye this week: How To Keep OBS (Old Boat Smell) In Check The main culprit is often a grubby bilge that contains oil, oil residue, and a lot of crud. Here’s what you can do. […]

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Friday Five for January 15
Friday Five January 15

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for January 15. This is what caught our eye this week: Build Your Own Boot Dryer While hard water is best left for the ice-boaters, there is never any shortage of projects to keep sailors connected with their boats and to stay active through winter — like building […]

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Friday Five for January 8
Friday Five for January 8

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for January 8. This is what caught our eye this week: The worst boat I ever surveyed Jam jars for nav lights and kerb stones for ballast! Mike Coates recalls his astonishment when asked to survey a new motorboat. READ MORE Hose Clamp Smarts Here’s a wild little […]

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Friday Five for December 18
Friday Five for December 18

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for December 18. This is what caught our eye this week: Excellent adventures – why keeping a logbook is for more than just navigation I’ve been keeping a log almost as long as I’ve had my Offshore 8M Karima. The first entry was on 27 July 2005, heading […]

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Friday Five for December 11
Friday Five for December 11

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for December 11. This is what caught our eye this week: Toy of the month: YuJet electric surfboard promises endless surfing without waves Surfing has to be the coolest sport in the world. The only problem is the lack of good surfing locations, especially ones with big waves, […]

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Friday Five for October 23
Friday Five for October 23

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for October 23. This is what caught our eye this week: Defender Product Spotlight: Lewmar Heavy Duty Inflatable Yacht Fenders Compact storage, welded seams, and a spring-activated, quarter-turn inflation valve are key features of this exceptional fender. READ MORE How do you deal with garbage? Cruising is rife […]

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Friday Five for October 9
Friday Five for October 9

Start your weekend  with our Friday Five for October 9. This is what caught our eye this week: Review: Simrad NSO EVO3S Simrad’s NSO Evo3S has a fast six-core processor and a touchscreen user interface. READ MORE Do-It-Yourself Chafe Protection In this post, we’ll revisit one solution that comes up again and again anytime we […]

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Friday Five for September 25
Friday Five September 25

Start this first autumn weekend  with our Friday Five for September 25. This is what caught our eye this week: Why Raymarine Lighthouse Charts is a serious alternative to Navionics Raymarine is cutting its reliance on Navionics and C-Map by launching its own brand of electronic charts. Called Lighthouse Charts, they are based on existing […]

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Friday Five for September 18
Friday Five for September 18

Start this last weekend of summer with our Friday Five for September 18. This is what caught our eye this week: The Great Dinghy Debate Dinghies are the Rodney Dangerfields of cruising. They get no respect, or at least not as much as they deserve. The little boat that will see nearly as many sea […]

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Friday Five for August 21
Friday Five August 21

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for August 21. This is what caught our eye this week: Garmin outage: how safe is online navigation? July’s Garmin outage left Navionics customers unable to access online services including downloading charts. Yachting Monthly spoke with the cyber security firm Red Sky Alliance about the safety of […]

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