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Pre-season Sailing Checklist Editor's Choice

Pre-season Sailing Checklist

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If your boat has been out of action over the winter, the elements may not have been so kind to it. Towergate's resident yachting expert, Andrew Boosey and his team have come up with a maintenance check list to help guide you through giving your boat a thorough once-over before the season starts. When you get to the bottom of the list you and your boat will be raring and ready to go for the sailing season. Either print off the list or click on the image to see the interactive PDF which you can tick off as you go on your laptop. read more

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Pre-season Sailing Checklist

Pre-season Sailing Checklist

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If your boat has been out of action over the winter, the elements may not have been so kind to it. Towergate's resident yachting expert, Andrew Boosey and his team have come up with a maintenance check list to help guide you through giving your boat a thorough once-over before the season starts. When you get to the bottom of the list you and your boat will be raring and ready to go for the sailing season. Either print off the list or click on the image to see the interactive PDF which you can tick off as you go on your laptop. read more

Sailing life hacks

Sailing life hacks

by Nick Colman

The modern world is full of gadgets and devices to make our lives that little bit easier. Sometimes however, the simplest items can be used outside of their intended purpose to help overcome those little challenges in life. The internet has taken to calling these “life hacks” and a quick Google search (other search engines are available!) will reveal pages full of handy tips and uses for household objects you may never have thought of. read more

Chartering your boat

Chartering your boat

by Nick Colman

Many boat owners choose to charter their craft to help with mooring costs or simply to keep the boat in working order whilst they are away. But like letting out your home or even your car, you’d expect your property to be looked after and for your insurance to cover you for any incidents which happen beyond your control. read more

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