Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Android & Navionics - the pocket sized chart plotter

Father Christmas had been incredibly generous this year and provided me with a galaxy nexus, Googles latest Android phone. Possibly one of its best features is its ability to download Apps from the Android Market, such as Navionics Chart Plotting App which turns mobile phones into pocket sized chart plotters. [...]

Friday, 16 December 2011

Getting my girlfriend sailing

Having spent so much time at the boat recently, I wanted to show my girlfriend Laura what sailing was all about. I also was keen to turn my hobbie into our hobbie and in the process gain a regular crew member.

Unfortunately Laura had limited sailing experience.... she had never been sailing. In fact when she had been on a motorboat, she was very sea sick, so I had my work cut out to convince her of the merits of my favourite past-time. [...]

Friday, 9 December 2011

Wanderer Owners Manuals

Included for reference are links to Hartley's Wanderer Owners Manual and the Classic Wanderer Hanbook. Whilst both of these texts are offered for free, I am conscious of copyright infringement so the availability of these items is awaiting approval from original owners. [...]