Followtheboat: How to replace your boat’s old fridge

Esper’s 30-year-old fridge was no longer fit for purpose, so Liz and Jamie from Followtheboat set about replacing it with a new modelIt’s technical time in this week’s episode, and this is a subject dear to every boat-owners heart. Fridges are important all year, of course, but when crossing oceans and sailing in remote places […]

Sailing Jakarta: Polluted, noisy, overcrowded but absolutely brilliant

It’s polluted, noisy, over-crowded, the traffic is appalling and it’s sinking: is there anything to like about Jakarta? We think so!As much as we love anchoring in the remote and white-sand bays of south east Asia’s islands, we never pass up a chance to drop in on some of the towns which make up this […]

Icom’s IC-M37E buoyant marine radio: More power, more functionality

If you are out on the water or supporting from shore a good quality VHF radio that can withstand the elements is a necessityIt’s an important safety tool to keep in touch with others, be it for your work or hobby. With good build quality and clear display, the Icom tradition continues with the introduction […]