Gas and a quick check that could save your life

November 27, 2012 By In Uncategorized No Comment

We all know that LPG- liquid propane gas- is heavier that air. Or do we? Going by some of the gas installations I have seen over the past years you might draw the conclusion that it was assumed that if gas leaked then it would just rise up and be gone. Well it doesn’t. An

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Making teak decks look like new

August 30, 2012 By In Uncategorized No Comment

I have spent many years in the marine industry with teak as the core subject of my business. I have seen teak decks look like new that were twenty years old and decks that look twenty years old that were in fact new! Sometimes it is the quality and cut of the teak that make

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Rigging – Don’t forget to check under the plastic on your cap shrouds

July 25, 2012 By In Uncategorized No Comment

A good friend of mine and one of the most respected traditional riggers of modern times was a font of knowledge concerning all types of rig and rigging. I was fortunate enough for him to rig the last four of my boats, I refer to Peter Martin who sadly passed away last November (2011). I

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