How tos

We are not perfect, but we try our best to explain how we do stuff

Watch our "How to prepare for sailing at night" video and add comments

How to prepare for sailing at night

We managed to have a nice day, so Beverley flew the drone. The drone really gives a sense of place, where we are, with views across the Irish sea yo Scotland just on the horizon. So with the weather...
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Move 100 metres! Should of been easy...

Welcome to 2023, Beverley's mind was not switched on, but the year was only 12 hours old, so I think we will forgive her. The 1st January was a very calm day, so we decided to move Salty Lass just a...
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Our Delta Anchor is too good!

Sitting at anchor is great. It is relaxing and great to get away from everything, but we are in Scotland, so the weather was dreadful, plus we are not the kind of people who can relax. So we decided...
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This is the cr*ppiest video we have ever made

We had left Port St. Mary and we were heading towards Northern Ireland. The winds were so light we were having to motor. We did try and sail, but the Genoa was in, then out so often that I joked...
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Yachting can drive you up the wall

We were leaving Douglas after being there for longer than we intended. It had been nice in Douglas but it was time to depart and continue on our journey. It was a marginal sailing day so although we...
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Rafting or Harbour Walls? Which is best?

We were in Douglas, out on the waiting pontoon. The good thing about the the waiting pontoon is that it is half the price of being inside the inner harbour. There is even electric out on the waiting...
Watch our "The weather is hot and we need to strip off" video and add comments

The weather is hot and we need to strip off

As the weather was so mild we decided that we would come in over the rock channel, which is a set of drying sands which are typically 3-4m above chart datum. In normal circumstances this would be a...
Watch our "Farewell Ireland! But we WILL be back" video and add comments

Farewell Ireland! But we WILL be back

We were in Arklow and after a days rest, sailing can really take it out of you, it was time to plan our departure over to Caernarfon bar. When, Beverley and I are looking at passages there are...
Watch our "Masterclass: How NOT to gybe your sailboat" video and add comments

Masterclass: How NOT to gybe your sailboat

We left Kilmore Quay with a little bit of fowl tide. The tide turns early inshore, but we went about an hour earlier than that so that by the time we were at the corner of Ireland the tide would be...
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Stop chewing because your teeth are too loud

We had been in Kilmore Quay for a few days, but the weather looked favourable so we were off. We left just before low tide because at low tide the tide out at sea would be going in our favour, but...