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Everyone Should Read This – This Will Save Lives!

Why people are saying: Everyone Should Read This – This Will Save Lives! Recently I wrote an article as the Safety Partner for Pantaenius Yacht Insurance. It was published in Cruising Helmsman, Afloat, and Boat Gold Coast (those are the few I know about). My two favourite reviews said, “EVERYONE should read this!” “This will …

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Your Boating Specialist Subject is…?

It’s a bit like Mastermind: Your Boating Specialist Subject is…? Mine would be along the nautical lines. For those who’ve never seen it Mastermind is where four contestants answer questions on their chosen subject, competing against each other and the clock to earn the most points. They are usually tricky questions. We talked about our …

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Precision Performance by Marine Police and Volunteers

As an (ex) Marine Rescue Skipper, we had some fun days…  but training is a serious business If you’d like to listen to this story, click here for our Podcast Show, ‘Turning Your Cruising Dreams into Reality’ “He’s lost at sea and unwell?” “The information we have,” the clipped, efficient tones state, “he is 55 …

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Tantalizing Tahiti

If you’d like to listen to this story on our podcast show, click here. All I need is the padded cell; the straightjacket is tightening.  Red tape is our new sport.  I am starting to think all this is because we have turned renegade – leaving our cruising lifestyle.  Delving into books of adventurous seamen …

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