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tip of the month

sitting high

December 16, 2012 Our last day in the Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park was spent anchored at O’Brien’s Cay. As soon as we dropped the anchor, we headed off for another afternoon of snorkeling. We were returning to the boat when we noticed Full Monty sitting slightly high on her port side. We commented … Continue reading »

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tip of the month ~ trash tricks

One of the best tricks we’ve learned is how to handle our smelly trash.  Thanks to our good friends onboard Matador, we can now go for longer periods of time without stinky trash bags piling up inside the boat. When we’re underway, and well offshore, all biodegradable foods and items can be tossed overboard, something … Continue reading »

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tip of the month ~ water conservation

October 10-19, 2012 Life on a Boat:  Tips on Conserving Water ~ by Justine      “When you do the dishes don’t forget to use the saltwater pump!” Ever heard your mother say that? Unless you live on a sailboat you probably haven’t. Because of the limited amount of water on my family’s boat, using saltwater … Continue reading »

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