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Using everything to fight leaks

Whether as the result of a collision, grounding, material failure, a loose screw or simply your own negligence – if water is coming into the vessel, haste is required. And almost any item can be used to plug the leak, or at least...

 

Preventing water ingress

It is often the little things that make all the difference. The proper care and regular monitoring of important components not only contributes to maintaining the value of a motor boat or sailing vessel, but also prevents major...

 

Preparing for the storm season

Regardless of where you live you can expect to be hit with severe weather once in a while. Whether it’s some wilder winds hitting the region or a highly destructive cyclone, the following methods are a must for storm protection....

 
Cover me closely

Cover me closely

So much of your life is tied up in your vessel and hence your insurance is a major consideration. Sure the premium is important, however it is the type of cover and possibly even more importantly, the claims procedure that...

 

Prevention - On a collision course

Relatively small collision claims are generally the order of the day at Pantaenius. There is often contact between yachts in particular when manoeuvring in and out of berths in marinas, but fortunately this usually only results...

 
Interview with Jackie Parry

Interview with Jackie Parry

We caught up with Jackie Parry, navigation advocate, sitting at a small desk in a building site caravan working frantically on marine navigation, in rural NSW.

 

Jackie, with her business partner Shelley Wright (founder of Women...

 

We are moving

We`re off! Yes. We would love to be casting off our lines, and embarking on a grand world voyage like a lot of you. However, our jaunt from July 9, 2018, is just a little trip up the road from The Spit in Mosman, to Warriewood on...

 
WWS

Which rock to turn over at the WWSA 2018 Gathering?

Funnily enough, unless you have been living under the proverbial rock itself, you’ll know that the Women Who Sail group (WWS) is a universal, and global success. So to make it even more important for you to attend this year’s...

 
Rigging Safety

RIGGING SAFETY

A broken mast… undoubtedly one of the worst fears of any sailor. Over the past three years we have received multiple claims linked to failed rigging and masts. What is saddest about these stats is that the cause is generally...

 
Destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Hurricane Season 2017 - Field Report

It's been just over a month since the Caribbean and parts of Florida were hit by three of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded. IRMA and MARIA caused enormous destruction. In addition to housing and infrastructure, countless...

 

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