Imagine that you have a guest or crew member on your sailboat, yacht or motorboat and an accident happens. Perhaps they get hit by the boom and are knocked out or pass-out for no logical reason? If the crew member needs medical attention will you be able to talk to a doctor about their medical history?
To ensure a safe voyage and prevent problems before they arise it’s paramount that you check your sailboat or motorboat marine engine before leaving your mooring. This marine engine pre start checks checklist covers the minimum checks required and has been created for diesel engines. Marine Engine Pre Start Checks Water: remove cap on water
Why would a sailor take a diesel marine engine course? My husband booked us on a Diesel marine engine course after we decided to trade our 6 bedroom house for a floating 56′ home. Upon hearing news of the course I thought, isn’t it more important to learn how to sail better, but then I
Today my father-in-law leaves for a 35 day cruise around the Pacific Islands. It will be nice to have the tiny flat, our temporary accommodation, to ourselves. I’ll be able to do my Yoga again and work without disruption. Maybe I’ll even get some time alone – what a treat that would be. This week
This section of my website is dedicated to life aboard our sailboat. The issue I have, however, is that I don’t live on it yet. Hehehehe. However, let me tell you a tale of engine failure that I experience on our previous sailboat… Surviving engine failure on our 346 Moody Yacht while exiting one of