Boating Tips: Cleaning Dirty Sheets

First of all, to clarify: sheets on boats are what normal people refer to as ropes. They are also sometimes called lines. Most of you probably already know how to clean bedsheets. It involves either a washing machine or a trip to the laundromat. Great news, readers! A boat’s sheets can easily be cleaned in... Continue Reading →

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Boaty Book Reviews: Treasure Island, (followed by an abbreviated glossary of authentic maritime terminology)

Yes, Treasure Island is one of the greatest adventure novels of all time — but don’t be lulled into thinking that it’s nothing more than a swashbuckling tale of life on the high seas. Treasure Island is, in fact, an instructional text of significant educational value. In writing Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson has done an... Continue Reading →

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