Voyaging Tips

Title Issue
Reincarnation for retired flip-flops

Reincarnation for retired flip-flops

Retired flip-flops have proven to be incredibly useful on board our Tayana 37, Active Transport.

May/June 2019
Satellite hot spot offshore

Satellite hot spot offshore

In a recent issue, we spoke about our selection of software for our upcoming passages across the Indian Ocean (“Voyaging electronics,” July/August 2018).

January/February 2019

Plugging bottom holes

Our very well-preserved 1972 Tartan 34.5 had two paddle wheel-type knot meters and two 2-inch thru-hull depth sounder transducers.

Web Exclusives 2017
Sailing downwind

Sailing downwind

Under the right confluence of conditions, sailing dead downwind can be as bad as catching it on the nose.

November/December 2016
Five ways to preserve fish without refrigeration

Five ways to preserve fish without refrigeration

If you’ve ever attempted to eat fish three meals a day, you can appreciate the importance of preservation methods.

July/August 2016
Voyaging tips videos - Inspecting Roller Furling

Voyaging tips videos - Inspecting Roller Furling

A video primer on how to check your roller furling gear before a passage

Web Exclusives 2015
Voyaging tips videos - Fender Boards

Voyaging tips videos - Fender Boards

A look how to set up and use fender boards for better protecting your hull in an unfamiliar port

Web Exclusives 2015
New ON video series

New ON video series

The Voyaging Tips video series kicks off with a look at propane and how to use it safely

Web Exclusives 2015

Lassoing a mooring

It seems everywhere we go, there is a different method of tying to a mooring.

Web Exclusives 2015
Demystifying your life raft — or, getting to know it step by step

Demystifying your life raft — or, getting to know it step by step

In a recent issue of Ocean Navigator we ran an article by Michelle Elvy and Behan Gifford on the challenges faced by voyagers in getting their life rafts properly inspected and repacked when they are outside of North America.

Web Exclusives 2014
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