Digging Deep

Simple anchoring etiquette makes everyone’s night on the hook happier ever after  (published October 2014) Sitting peacefully on anchor, it was impossible not to notice the […]

True Reliability

Where to look when building redundancy into your boat’s systems  (published January 2014) Cruising boats are simple but contradictory things: a heap of essential, often complex, […]

The Snubber

A simple piece of cruising equipment with a big job  (published September 2013) It was around 3 a.m. and I awoke to a building breeze pushing […]

Finding Refuge

A tale of two approaches to an enchanted Australian cove  (published August 2012) It is 140 nautical miles from my home port in Williamstown, at the […]