I have seen a good few of your videos, if you ever head for florida you might want to visit this rather special place.
Also better appreciated when you take a look on youtube.
Golf brolly, light breeze.
Ordinary brolly, gentle breeze.
Compact gents brolly, moderate breeze.
Child's brolly, fresh breeze.
Tiny little clown's brolly, strong breeze.
Cocktail brolly, near gale.
Imagine the size of the sail locker if you wanted to carry actual sails for the same job. Such a simple system too. If you were quick you could switch sizes up or down in lulls or gusts to keep the approach speed really smooth and steady.
Blithe Spirit - Lark 1804.
I would be inclined to keep it as they function much better as a receptacle than a wayward bucket! Holding tanks are not a legal requirement for visiting yachts in most of europe, but could quite easily be added to your boat at a later time. RM 69 marine toilets have an optional wrap around tank that fits around the toilet bowl. Believe me, when it comes to onboard creature comforts, you will regret not having a plumbed in loo.
With a plumbed in toilet even without a rough sea you can get "splashback"
You really dont want whats just come out going back
Perhaps one or two ultraviolet lamps as well to kill bacteria.
With liners you have the means to tie it up and leave it if theirs a priority.
I have a GRP tube on the pushpit, originally for a DIY danbuoy. It now serves to keep a boathook ready to hand or holds a garden parasol. One warning, though - attach a lanyard, it's really embarassing rowing like fury chasing an inverted parasol...
April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017