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From Barrister to Barcaiolo

It’s that time of year again – memories of the summer are slowly fading and people everywhere are stumbling back to their …

The Bride

Copyright 2013 © All photographs by Janys Hyde

Take a look at the gondola

Venice offers a wealth of formal outlets for the exhibition of all manner of works of art, but what I would like …

Ban large cruise ships

Went out in the boat on a lichen hunt yesterday, but in order to reach our destination we had to untangle ourselves …

Galvanic corrosion

[Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially when in electrical contact with a different type of metal …

Stormy weather

One of my biggest nightmares concerning boats revolves around storms… though not the slashing rain and wind part but the unpredictability of …

Flooring

Not sure what the norm is, but it would appear to me that, with very few exceptions, floating home owners are installing …

Spud poles

For a number of reasons, spud poles have come to my attention over the past few days, and much as I can …

Boat Jargon

Glossary of boat terms… scupper [a hole in the side of the boat at deck level that allows water to flow back …

Get knotted

Now I would have been more than happy to just send you to look at the 42nd Brighton (Saltdean) Scout Group web …

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