Declan McKinney has written articles about sail graphics and guard rails. Jay Blackburn has details about his refit. The 3D model of the woodwork is pretty close to complete for the Mk2. Lots of updates to the boat register. The rate of submissions has slowed dramatically – would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list!
Practical Boat Owner have kindly given us permission to reproduce a nice Newbridge advert- find it on the Pictures/Books/Articles/Video page. New pages on bilge pumps and hull repairs. Updates to the antifouling, boat register, for sale and wanted, Roger Taylor / Mingming, sail handling, stoves and woodwork pages. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
Sailing today have kindly given us permission to reproduce Jack Daly’s Solo around Britain article – find it on the Pictures/Books/Articles/Video page. Roger Taylor has added videos to his Greenland, Jan Mayen and Iceland voyage page. In addition, new pages on surveys and metalwork. Updates to the 3D models, antifouling, boat register, cockpit drains, Internet connectivity, stoves, windows and woodwork pages. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
Amazing adventure – read about Roger Taylor’s 48 day voyage to Greenland, Jan Mayen and Iceland that he made this summer, dicing with icebergs en route. We also have the beginnings of a new page about the various bits of woodwork in a Corribee. We also have updates to the antifouling, boat register and stoves pages. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
Quieter week this week (everyone out on the water?), but loads of good stuff. sCorribee has added some new photos to his boom tent page. The beginnings of 3D CAD models for the various models have been started – all assistance gratefully received. Alan McKeand has started a new page on anchors. Declan McKinney and others have described what antifouling works for them. Updates on the boat register, interior lining and trailers pages and a new help with rebuilds page. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
Several owners doing rebuilds have suggested that it would be useful if there was somewhere where they can ask for specific assistance, for example for pictures of specific items that may be very damaged or missing on their boats. Click here to reach a new page to do just that.
Eclectic selection of new items and articles this week. We have a new section on insurance – please let us know your experiences. A 1968 boat test of the Corribee and 1982 boat test of the Coromandel in the Pictures/Books/Articles/Videos section. Also in this section, a link to a nice video of Vixen in the Kilbrannon Sound thanks to John Kiely. Martin Hudson has provided an interesting article about a home made boat lift. Alan McKeand tells us about a great value paraffin stove that he uses. sCorribee and Roger Taylor demonstrate how to lower a mast single handed. Nathan Whitworth shows how to make a temporary track repair and how to replace a lost stern locker hatch. Declan McKinney has started a page about tenders. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
Lots of new and updated items this week. The Boat Register now allows you to associate up to five pictures and/or videos with your boat. There are now one click searches for Corribees and Coromandels for sale on sites such as eBay on the For Sale page. The Pictures/Books/Articles/Videos page now has thumbnails of as many magazine articles as possible as well as links for downloading or buying each article plus a new video section. The Rigging page has been updated with photographs thanks to Declan McKinney and Eduardo Murcia. New Boom tent and Sail handling pages thanks to scorribee. Jonny Moore has kindly allowed us to add a huge amount of technical information from his site to the Bouyancy, Bowsprit, Chart table, Outboard, Leadline, Legs, Solar panels and Wind vane pages. Mike Spring has allowed us to host a copy of his log for his single handed trip to the Azores and back. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.
A couple of owners have been in touch recently to suggest a ‘notice board’ to let others know about their sailing plans for the summer. Please feel free to add a comment below – it could be a good way of meeting up with other owners, comparing boats and maybe arranging sailing meets.
A couple of new articles this week – Jay Blackburn of Emily Grace has written an interesting article about the unique mono bilge keel Corribee that he rescued here. Nathan Whitworth of Kudu and eCorribee have written a useful article about internet access that you can read here. Would you like to contribute a new article? Leave a comment or email email@example.com and we’ll be in touch!