Accompanied Flotilla – Join us ?

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Join us in our Accompanied Flotilla, 8-15th May 2016 from Inverkip to Oban Only 350.00 per boat, for more information or to book call the office on 01475 520381 Join us on our accompanied flotilla sailing in company from Inverkip to Oban. We plan to leave Kip Marina on 8th May 2016 and sail up the scenic west coast of Scotland, via … Read More

WEATHER WARNINGS

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Weather

Weather Warnings   Let’s face it: Scotland is known for its unpredictable weather, and even something as simple as getting dressed in the morning can be the subject of so many variables including wellies, waterproof layers and whether to bring an umbrella or not – and that’s on a good day. The thing is, when it comes to boating, a … Read More

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR BOAT IN WINTER :)

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Boat Care

How to care for your boat in winter It may seem strange, but winter “time off” can be especially hard on your boat. Extended periods of inactivity actually accelerate wear and tear and can contribute to breakdowns next season. Left unchecked, corrosion will spread (remember, rust never sleeps), moisture can intrude and freeze, lubrication can congeal and neglect can take … Read More

Treatment for a Choking Casualty

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Choking treatment by Seatrek Marine Services

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat………. We are all looking forward to the festive holidays where no doubt we will consume more than the usual treat and on occasions wash it down with a merry drink. So what happens if you or one of yours starts to choke and what is choking exactly Choking is the mechanical obstruction … Read More

HOW TO DOCK YOUR BOAT IN STRONG WINDS

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Even under ideal weather conditions, docking a boat can be a daunting task. As you attempt to ease your big boat into a small slip—typically with dockhands and bystanders watching—it can feel like your reputation as a skipper is on the line. But add high winds and a strong current to the mix, and there’s the potential to damage way … Read More