We were in the Cook Island, where the anchorages are not very good, very extreme in some places, and were anchored off one of the atolls in about
I was the engineer on a busy 42-m charter boat in the Caribbean in the mid '80s and, as usual, was called out at all hours. This particular morning at about 6 am the Captain called
By a large margin the best but most misunderstood item of machinery in an engine-room is the Alfa-Laval. This company was making cream separators back when Adam was a cowboy; I remember my Grandfather had one,
A couple of years ago I worked on a 50-m CRN motor yacht, chartering heavily in the Med & Caribbean. Like many other yachts we crossed the Atlantic twice a year and we were all
As I sat in the control room reading the latest The Yacht Report the lights flickered momentarily and the generator bogged down - once, twice, three times in as many seconds.
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