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Solent sunset

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With the summer this year being a bit hit and miss with lots of wind and rain (I understand it has been a record year for wind generated electricity) the opportunities to get out on the water have been few and far between. We had already decided to dry-stack the boat this year at Universal Marina in order to maximise out chances so we have bee...
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Wakeboarding

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You may recall that last year I took some lessons with the view to wakeboarding behind our own boat (see Wakeboarding 1 and Wakeboarding 2 ). Therefore this year I have to try it behind our own boat. I have been waiting for the water to warm up and the conditions to be good to give it a go. So far the conditions have not been up...
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Solent playtime

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So James took advantage again of our dry-stacked boat to take a trip on Southampton water whilst I was working :(  Darryl and James (a couple of Thames Boater friends) were bringing their Cobalt down to the sea to properly exercise their boat prior to a trip to France later in the year. It had been beeping when at speed and they had changed a ...
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Up, Up and away

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Up she goes on the Dy Stack at Universal marina! Watch our video of the lift.
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Fender upgrade

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No, not a new guitar! Our fenders have had around 8 years of use which means they have picked up scratches and marks along the way. Therefore James decided to replace them with some new ones. He selected some from Anchor Marine in silver finish. We needed the 55cm version for our 6.5 metre Sportsboat. Anchor Marine use distributors to sell the...
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