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Lead or lithium marine batteries for your boat?

What are the different types of marine batteries and which marine battery should you choose for your boat. Lithium or lead battery? Deep cycle or starter battery? Wet cell or AGM marine battery? We talk you through it all.

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Electrical Energy on Sailboats (Boat Electricity 101)

How to generate electrical energy on Boats. An introduction about Sailboat Electricity including information about batteries, generators and inverters.

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5 sailing apps every sailor should use (Boatlife 101)

Best sailing apps every sailor should use to navigate their sailboat adventures. Let’s be honest. Mobile phone apps have invaded every aspect of our lives, and it is no surprise that sailors rely more and more on their little companion, the smartphone. They help us navigate, allow us to sleep while they keep anchor watch […]

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Fresh drinking water on a Sailboat 

Fresh drinking water is a precious resource on a sailboat. To have access to potable water on a sailboat, the common practice is to buy fresh drinking water in plastic bottles and bring them on board. Precisely what we did when we moved on board our sailboat ForTuna. We carried hundreds of bottles for long […]

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How to afford a sailboat and become liveaboards

You have been dreaming about setting sail to remote destinations? To leave it all behind you and start living on a sailboat between dolphins and turtles? You would prefer waking up to the sounds of waves splashing against your sailboat instead of the sounds of cars and busses? No worries we got you covered on […]

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5 Presents every Sailor will love

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Soon the bells will start. And the thing that will make them ring. Is the carol that you sing right within your heart. Oh, sorry for getting lost in this classic Christmas song. But yes I am one of those people who are looking forward to lights […]

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Strait of Messina: a guide for sailors – all you need to know to navigate the strait safely

The Strait of Messina, feared by sailors, inhabited by mythological animals and named in greek and roman legends, has made quite a name for himself. But no need to fear we have gathered all the information necessary to sail the strait safely. Discover our 5 steps for sailing the strait of Messina and you will be good to navigate your Sailboat through the strait of Messina