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Winch Maintenance and Service: How To

By Jan C. Athenstädt / last year

Some manufacturers recommend to perform winch maintenance up to three times per season. Even though this might be a bit exaggerated for the average sailor, it is well worth to at least check the interior of your winches at regular intervals. By doing so, it is quite easy to see if it’s time to service […]

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Universal Socket – One Tool to Replace them All?

By Jan C. Athenstädt / last year

​Wouldn’t it be great to replace all the heavy and expensive sockets in your tool box by a single little item? Advertising videos for ​universal ​sockets claim exactly this. But do the promises hold? We tried a universal ​socket ​regarding its usability on board a boat.

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How to Brew Great Coffee on Board

By Jan C. Athenstädt / last year

​Brewing coffee is an integral part of many people’s morning routines on land. However, a surprising amount of boaters ​falls back on instant coffee when they are on the water. But why would you go back to mediocracy during ​holidays at the best place on earth (a.k.a your boat)? We show you how to brew […]

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