Seacock Lubrication Tip

Chapter 11 of 11 in the Online Book How To Maintain an Offshore Voyaging Boat

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Can't see the whole post? click here. The ice has finally gone out of our inlet here at Base Camp and we are getting Morgan’s Cloud ready for launching. Here’s a neat tip that my friend Bob (a fellow charter member of the anal retentive boat owners club) taught me.

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A Report To The Members

The members pay the bills here at AAC and so are, in effect, partners in this endeavour that is AAC.

So think of this post as a report to the partners on what's been going on behind the scenes, how we are spending your money, and what we are planning for the future.

What Is Adventure?

I recently came across a video that asks adventurers how they define "adventure", which made me think about how I define it. This is important--we call our business Attainable Adventure Cruising!

Hello, Julia

This is just a short little post to share the wonderful news that on April 8th Katy, our Engineering Correspondent Matt's wife, gave birth to their first child, a baby daughter whom they have named Julia Isabel. Apparently mother and baby are happy and healthy, though not getting a lot of sleep (neither is Matt!). Congratulations Matt and [...]

The Right Anchor

Chapter 3 of 13 in the Online Book Anchoring Made Easy—Vol 1, Gear

There are so many anchors and so many conflicting claims it's hard to know what to buy. In this chapter we cut through the fog with clear recommendations of the anchors that work and a warning list of those that we don't trust.

Living In A 12 Volt World

After voyaging and living aboard their Ovni 435 for 7 years, Colin gives us an update on what electrical kit has worked and what has died, as well as a look at newly available gear he and Louise have installed or are considering.

Attainably Adventurous Children

Thinking of voyaging with Children? Aspiring to voyage offshore? Reading this account by experienced wilderness educators about their ten years tackling the same challenges will smooth your way.