In a market flooded with facsimiles, the 205 is a refreshing departure from the norm and a great step up from the already well-loved Rae Line range.
For generations teak has been the gold standard for boat decks. But mounting concerns about the over-harvest of old-growth forests and advances in recyclable synthetic alternatives have given today’s boat buyers legitimate options and plenty to think about.
Old tinnies, plastic bottles and now hemp. Sam Fortescue looks at tomorrow’s building materials.
Like most observers, my familiarity with hydrodynamics and aerodynamics extends to being able to spell them correctly.
Understanding the dynamics of wind and its impact on the sea, your boat and your yacht’s sails can boost your boating experience.
Fitting energy-efficient technologies brings a multitude of benefits to your electrical system and boating experience – not least boosting performance and reducing your environmental footprint.
I recently bought a photograph album on TradeMe with some cracking 1940s–1950s images of Frostbites. But who were the people in the pics and what stories were in there? Thanks to huge help from Robin Elliott and Robert Brooke, I teased the stories out.