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Modern art?

Doesn’t matter how you wrap it up, telling your better half that the rudder needs to live in the dining room for a couple of weeks doesn’t go down well! I’ve read a few articles about rudder bearings over the last few months as the bearings on Polka were decidedly wobbly. There was a least…

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Ever wondered what to do with the kids when you want to go to the pub?

Favourable weather led to an impromptu weekend trip to Lymington. Kids packed (including more electronic entertainment devices than an Apple Store) and down to Hamble for a lunch time departure. Not exactly the windiest day, but the tide carried us most of the way. Town Quay was pretty busy but we squeezed in and headed…

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Busy Summer…

…but I guess that’s part of the fun of boat ownership; no time for anything else! Having got to know her much better and clocked up a few hundred miles, the real work can now start. Lots of basic maintenance has been carried out along the journey. A few false starts (really shouldn’t have enter…