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Motorsailers - Husky 24ft, colvic watson 23 or 26 or 28.5, kent classic 8m, fisher 25, Fjord Cs28, fisher 30, Cape Dory 30ft, kemrock channel class, finnsailor 29, finnsailor 35, hurley 9.5 and hurley meridian 31, claymore 30, yachts long keel - macwester 22, macwester 28, Tartan 27, Watkins 27, Morgan outislander 28, Alberg 29, Watkins 29, Bristol 29.9, Formosa 30, Allmand 31, Bombay Clipper 31, Kirie, Hans Christian 33, Hallberg Rassy 35, NAB35, Chris-craft Carribean 35, Irwin 37, Morgan 41, Contest32CS has internal walk-through, Colvic Countess 33 has internal walkway but twin bilge keels, Coronado 35 has internal walk through yachts fin keel - catalina 30, irwin citation 30, challenger 32, Coronado 35, magellan 36ft,
Weather Barcelona world weather today and 10 days in colour    my weather Barcelona    my weather Cambridge    barcelona meteo
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ebay UK boats and watercraft
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Yacht Surveys in Europe

Liveaboard Life at Home and Abroad
"Liveaboard Life at Home and Abroad"
Author's account of living on boats in England and Spain.
available in paperback from Amazon

ebay Spain boat parts

Dinghy Go sailing dinghy

Boat reviews
boat review archives yachtsnet inc brokerage
American yacht data boat reviews
hull speed = 1.34 x square root of waterline length
Noonsite international marinas and advice
West Marine articles advice

Brokerage
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Spanish barcos
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Brokerage Port Olimpic, Barcelona

YBW Practical Boat Owner scroll down to private boats for sale and enter ref no
PBO private and brokerage

friday-ad.co.uk

Euro ship brokers (Scotland)

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boatshop24

Liverpool Boat Sales

AAA Marine.co.uk
Bourgogne marine, France
Holland yachting Spain and Holland
tradboatsales.co.uk

network brokers with photos and categories
boatshed
classicsales.co.uk
seakers.co.uk

projectboats
Premier houseboats for sale

euroyachts Troon
Ardfern yacht co
caley marina inverness
Cardiff Bay boat sales
dickies of bangor

Topsail yacht brokers

Farndon Marina, river Trent near Newark
Preston Marina

East
woodrolfe Tollesbury
andyseedhouse woodbridge
Felixstowe Ferry Boatyard
foxs yachts Ipswich
topsail acle norfolk
bradwell marina
interyacht suffolk yacht harbour
clarke & carter interyacht suffolk yacht harbour
classic yachts for sale, Brightlingsea
Titchmarsh marina Walton on Naze
heritage marine = M.J.lewis & son Maldon traditional boats
ABMWL boat site and marina inc priory marina


Londontideway.com
eel pie boatyard London
eel pie slipways London
gillingham marina
medway bridge marina
Lee valley marina

Bristol side
Partington Marine, Pwllheli
Uphill Boat Centre

South
Highway Marine, Sandwich
Peter Leonard marine, Newhaven
Adur boat sales Southwick Sussex
Lady Bee Marina Shoreham
chichester yacht harbour
southsea marina ky brokers
Slipway marine, Emsworth
deacons boatyard southampton
cove Yachts Weymouth
Harbour Yachts Poole Harbour
Ridgewharf near Poole Harbour
Wooden Ships, Dartmouth
Torbay Yacht Brokers, at Brixham marina boat sales
falmouth yacht brokers
retreat boatyard Topsham
Barbican yachts Plymouth
Weir Quay
gweek quay
sunbird marine, junk rig
Channel Islands boat sales
Western Horizon

Northern Ireland boat sales

L.H. Jones St. Ives
ely boatyard
ely dutch imports boatyard
hartfordmarina

Chertsea Meads marina day boat hire, River Thames
Chertsey Meads Marine Boatyard second hand engines
multihulls.uk
European Yacht Agency

Moorings
Boston marina
Goodchild Marine, Burgh Castle Yacht Station, Great Yarmouth Norfolk NR31 9PZ
Littleport Boat Haven
Hallingbury marina on Stort near Stansted
Chiswick marina
Leigh marina
Heybridge Basin, near Maldon
Medway Bridge marina
Port Medway marina
Gillingham marina
Medway estuary mariners boatyard
Peter leonard Marine, Newhaven
Environment Agency moorings, (Rye), rivers, etc
Quay Lane Boatyard Portsmouth
Portsmouth moorings
Wicor marine, Portsmouth, moorings, storage and containers
Fareham marina, Portsmouth,
Weymouth Marina Moorings UK
Quay Lane boatyard, Portsmouth moorings
Hayling yacht co
Shell Bay Marine
davis boatyard poole harbour
Ridge Wharf wareham
dart haven
noss marina
Baltic wharf
Tor Point Yacht Harbour moorings
Plymouth moorings
weir-quay, river Tamar
Malpas Marine, Truro, tel 01872 271260

ruling on mooring permission A
ruling on mooringpermission B
Balearics moorings govt.

trig calculator

Sailrite, sail repairs, materials and diy videos
J. Clarke Marine, stainless fasteners https://www.jclarkemarine.com/

electric propulsion for yachts Harken batt cars    batt cars    more on batt cars    bosun customised staunchions
cruise inland France

mainsail external roller furling systems
Nemo mainsail external roller furling system

boat transportation SW UK
boat transportation Dover
shoreguard (marine AA)

Menorca sailing
old school sailing plymouth

Canals and waterway charts
Exeter ship canal
Barging, moorings advice
river Thames

uk waterways map UK canal maps uk waterways map

England waterways canals map

uk waterways map Canals & River Trust

living on a boat UK
Irish waterways association
Irish waterways clickable map


houseboat apollo duck

Belgium canals    Netherlands canals

Netherlands canals

france waterways map
France Waterways map

European canals network
European canals and waterways

Boats in Holland

grundel boats in Holland

boats in Holland new site for houseboats and waterside properties in Holland

more boats in Holland

multiships Holland

Dutch Barge Association: Dutch Barge Association:
Boat house sales: Boat house sales: searching by hull type gives you a whole load of floating objects that are for sale, from ships through to concrete bungalows. Scheepsmakelaar (Ships Real Estate Agent): Scheepsmakelaar (Ships Real Estate Agent): friendly people in Amsterdam, who may also represent you if you're buying a ship through another makelaar. The site for buying boats: The site for buying boats: in the drop-down menu, select 'woonboten' to see house boats that are for sale. Not all of these have a ligplaats/mooring included.
Waternet: they administer all the moorings etc.. Get an idea of prices in Amsterdam, or download their useful app that offers all the information you need for navigating Amsterdam's canals.

boat boss, usa and worldwide

Holland yachting, Almerimar, Spain and other locations

Boat reviews
boat review archives yachtsnet inc brokerage
American yacht data boat reviews
boat list, statistics, descriptions of individual boats and round the world voyaging
boat review pages inc USA

Eventides & Maurice Griffiths designs
Eventides for sale and site index
Golden Hind; Maurice Griffiths designs
Fisher owners association
Freeman cruisers
Halcyon 23 review
Swinn ranger 22ft review
Capital Newport 28ft review
Hurley 22 review
Colvic data and reviews

Charts and plotters
guide to charts and plotters
free air navigation charts
Navionics
Navionics web app view charts online through your pc
Navionics chart installer Ready with your card? Download and launch new chart installer to Activate your new card
Navionics app
Navionics - "The Windows Store only offers apps for windows devices running OS 8.1. Navionics Apps were developed to run on Windows Tablets and PCs running the same version. Our Mobile Apps are also available for Apple devices (iPod/iPhone/iPad) and Android handsets and Tablets."
Find more at mobile apps
Navionics installing instructions pdf
pc plotter 150) uses Navionics charts typically 200
software informer pc app says "there is no direct download link available".
Looks like you have to buy a chart through chart installer before you can download the app as there is no download button on the Windows app for pc page.

A directory for vector charts (vector charts are stitched together electronic charts which show more details as you zoom in)
... be careful as at small scale, (zoomed out) some details such as reefs may not show ...
and a separate one for raster charts (raster charts are digitally scanned versions of paper charts).
Meridian chartplotter software for pc and Imray charts
Euronav chart software for vector and raster charts
Euronav Seapro lite
open sea map
AIS for laptops
chartplotter plus AIS
GPS apps

Free chartplotter software
free chartplotter Seaclear This is an excellent free program if you can scan your own charts (stitch them together in Paintshop) then follow the instructions and enter the corner coordinates thus creating your own digital chart from your own paper charts. Works well with Maplins gps dongle.

ND-100s on Amazon
globalsat ND-100s laptop GPS
gps programs downloads list

USGS

gmapcatcher to download Google maps for offline use on pc works well with Maplins dongle inserted to pc and shows position.

lunar navigation interactive page
navigational algorithms
longitude by lunars online
essay on lunar distance method

sailing simulator


about CEVNI
CEVNI online self test
RYA CEVNI online self test, enable pop up
RYA CEVNI online test
CEVNI online test through anglia sea ventures
guide to International Certificate of Competency
Crouch Sailing school guide to International Certificate of Competency
Cornish Cruising International Certificate of Competency 175 on own boat
Medway Cruising School International Certificate of Competency
Costa Brava International Certificate of Competency

Marinas abroad

USA
American yacht data boat reviews
www.boating.com
www.yachting.com
iboats USA lists with photos
certified sales yacht salvage

jamestown yard and boat sales
rhode island marina list

Florida
grove key marina Miami inc diy
Miami beach marina
Wellfound yachts Key Largo
Grand Slam yachts, Cortez, Florida
nautical and marina lists Miami
yards and repair facilities Miami
Advantage Yacht Sales, Indiantown, Florida
slips to rent and for sale USA

California
norpac yachts, California
Paciic Coast yachts, California

Bahamas
Bahamas yard
Bahamas marinas
Bahamas marinas II

Mexico
Mazatlan Marine Mexico
Valarta yachts Mexico

Portugal
NavePegos boatyard, Faro

Tenerife
Los Cristianos
Corralejo


malta
Malta

France
marinas France

port cap d'Agde port principal

agde co-ordinates
Agde

Port Leucate
Sete

The French Cookery Academy, recommended, Youtube

Spain map

Marinas in Spain
puerto Roses

Mediterranean Marinas usually berth bows to or stern to, fees are determined as much by the beam of the boat as the length and policy may vary between marinas.

Port Olimpic tariff

Port Olimpic Berthings fees seem to be determined more by the beam of a boat than the length
So, for example, Port Olimpic,
Up to: 7 x 2.5m, (22ft 11.5" x 9.0ft), Cox Master Mariner (22ft), Macwester Rowan (22ft 3ins x 8ft 3ins), Swin Ranger (22ft 6ins x 7ft 10ins) Colvic Watson (19.5ft x 6.75ft)

8 metre berth - between 7m x 2.5m and 8 x 3m (22ft 11.5" x 9.0ft and 26ft 3ins x 9ft 10ins),
Colvic Watson 23ft x 8ft 8ins? - Westerley Pageant 23ft x 8ft, IP 24 - 24ft x 9ft 1.5ins, Fisher 25, Colvic Watson 26 - 26ft x 8ft 10ins? - Kent MKI 25ft 6ins or 26ft x 8ft 2ins. Kent Mk 2 length 27ft x 8ft 8ins.

Fit in 8 metre by beam, but exceeds length... Kent 8m 27ft x 8ft 7ins, Halmatic 880 Length 28ft 4ins Beam 9ft 0ins, Finnsailer 29 Length 29ft 3ins' x Beam 9ft 2ins, Kemrock Channel 30, lenght 30ft 0ins, Beam 9ft 6ins, Colvic Sea Rover Length 27ft 11ins, Beam 9ft 2ins, or 28ft 3ins x 8ft 6ins?

10 metre berth - between 8 x 3m and 10 x 3.5m (26ft 3ins x 9ft 10ins and 32ft 9.6ins x 11ft 5.76ins),
Sunseeker 27 - 26ft 7ins x 10ft, Colvic Watson 28 - 28ft 6ins x 10ft, Prior Coaster 33 is 32ft 9ins x 10ft 2ins (3.1m),
Colvic Atlanta 31ft 6ins x 10ft, Neptunian 33 is 32ft 9ins x 10ft 0ins, Watkins 29 - 28ft 11ins x 10ft 4ins, Kirie 27ft 1ins x 10ft

Hurley 9.5 which is surveyed as being 31ft 0ins x 10ft 0ins (9.44m - (30ft 8ins or 31ft with bow roller), by 3.04m) would require 10 metre berth being .04m (2inches) wider then the 3 metres required for 8m x 3m berth, unless the authorities were kind enough to allow to squeeze into an 8m berth which can do depending on the width of the adjoining boats
Fisher 30 is 30ft x 9ft 6ins, fits on width, but not on length.... Seadog 30ft x 9ft 3ins, Morgan Outislander 30 - 29.83ft x 9.16ft, Mariner 31 - 30ft 10ins x 9ft 9ins, Norseman33 - 33ft 0ins x 9ft 4ins, Coronado 35 and Hughes 35, 10.08ft beam but length exceeds the 32ft 9.6ins for 10m mooring.
Formula may vary at differing marinas for example La Linea where a berth may be 8m x 8.3m and 10 x 4m etc.

12 metre berth beween 10 x 3.5m and 12 x 4m (32ft 9.6ins x 11ft 5.76ins and 39ft 4.4ins x 13ft 1.47ins)
Challenger 32 is 32ft 2ins x 11ft 9ins, Hans Christian 33 Length: 33.75' / 10.29m, beam: 11.67' / 3.56m, Coronado 35 and hughes 35, 10.08ft beam


Ocean Bird trimaran, folded = 9.14 m x 4 metres (30ft x 13ft 2ins)

15 metre berth between 12 x 4m and 15 x 4.5 metres (39ft 4.4ins x 13ft 1.47ins and 49ft 2.5ins x 14ft 9.1ins)

Port Vell, Barcelona
Badalona, Barcelona
Port Forum, Barcelona

Port Olimpic marina
Sitges 2019


Aguadulce, Almeria

Torrevieja fees
Fuengirola tariff 2017

Torrevieja fees
Torrevieja tariff 2017

Cartagena tariff
Cartagena tariff

Benalmadina fees
Benalmadina tariff 2019

La Linea fees
La Linea, near Gibraltar 2013

Ocean Village marina fees
Ocean Village Gibraltar 2019

Ocean Village marina fees
Queensway marina Gibraltar 2019

yachty owners favour Gibraltar over Spain


Sant Carles marina, rio Ebro
La Manga

Hillyard yacht in Palma de Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca


guide to mallorca marinas
can pastilla
el arenal
colonia st jordi
marina port mallorca

cruising Balearics
palma de mallorca and other places
San Carlos marina Ibiza
Club Nautic, san antonio, Ibiza


mallorca magaluf
Mallorca


small ships register pleasure craft
small ships register ONLINE registration for part III includes for change of ownership or change of address
small ships register ONLINE change of ownership for part III
small ships register form for postal applications, part III
de-registering forum

MCA bill of sale form
watercraft bill of sale form
law depot bill of sale form
RYA paperwork abroad
EHIC, NHS and healthcare abroad
Costa Brava sailing school and Gibraltar

yacht documents abroad    yacht documents abroad
noonsite, documents you will need



Fishing Tips

Many people report having crossed oceans towing a single lure behind them and having caught nothing at all. Perhaps the secret is in the methodology. I read once that you needed to tow your lure 100 feet behind the boat and in front of the lure you had to tow a small piece of wood set crosswise to break up the surface of the water and imitate the effects of a small shoal of fish thus attracting actual fish to your bait. Watching Youtube, this now seems to have gone a few stages further with commercially made "teasers" available. As described above, you tow these ahead of your actual lure in order to attrach fish, the logic being that fish usually swim in schools and do not swim as single individuals in straight lines across the oceans! It seems a variety of teasers have been used with great success, including such objects as beer cans, net bag filled with corks or even hub caps! Others say that the distance behind the yacht does not need to be 100 feet, since the yacht itself acts as a "teaser" and curious fish come to look at it, in which case 25 feet behind the yacht is adequate. Below are a couple of examples of teasers courtesy of Youtube and I leave the imaginative Mariner to invent their own! I also read that curious fish only have three trains of thought, (a) if the apparant "fish" is larger than itself, swim away fast, if the apparant fish is the same size, join it and if the apparant fish is smaller then itself, eat it! Good Luck!
fishing teaser    fishing teaser
teasers


Insurance
pantaenius boat insurance
towergate boat insurance from 189
International Marine Insurance (covers liveaboards) also medical
Navigators and General Insurance
Murimar boat insurance

yacht sewage treatment
Spanish laws on yacht sewage and holding tanks

Tides
7 days predictions Admiralty
28 day predictions NOC
1 year predictions Wiley Almanac
predictions NOAA USA
Imray charts

wemar tandem anchors

Chandlers and suppliers
acastillage-difusion
force 4 chandlery
gaelforce marine chandlers
Chandlery World, has canopy turnbuckles
Arthur Beale, chandlers, 194 Shaftesbury Avenue, London
mail speed marine
seateach, Emsworth
Seaway, includes gas fittings
Nauticalia Thames
boat gear direct
marine megastore
chandlers Classic Marine
chandlers Davey & co.
Marine Scenes, includes shower drains
The Anchor Store, octoplait
Westward, octoplait
buyrope.co.uk
Cromwell Industrial Tools
Tool Devil

calculate wire size and resistance
Cox Engineering, free advice page

solar cloth system

Cornish gig oars

materials
Hawke House materials for canopies, sails
zips inc 1500mm
bainbridge international, luff tape, sail materials
Acorn canvas
Thamesway Marine Products

cfs glassfibre supplies
east coast glassfibre supplies
Glasplies Stockport, fibreglass suplies
C&A Building Plastics

Sails
secondhand sails and sail material
exchange sails
used sails measuring guide
Tarpaulins direct

sugru womder mastic

bilge plates
eagle boat windows
south east boat windows
bitumen spray sealant
tek tanks holding tanks
leesan marine sanitation
about holding tanks
fitting holding tanks
more on fitting holding tanks
about macerator pumps
electric marine toilet
boat maintenance advice


corgi gas safety
colvic watson
berthon generators
reviving dead batteries
Rhodes generators
adlard coles
powerstore batteries
stainless steel rails and fittings, pushpit, pulpit etc
sailmakers
stitch it awl

free boatbuilding plans
inflatable sailing conversions
inflatable canoes

Perkins and engines
history of the Perkins engine
Westerbeke Westerbeke first marinised Perkins engines and painted them red

Westerbeke, Perkins 4107 and 4108 differences
Perkins 4107 Perkins 4108
Above left, Perkins 4107 (37hp) with separate heat exchanger and exhaust manifold, above right Perkins 4108 (48 or 52hp) with combined heat exchanger and exhaust manifold
The 4107 (107 cubic inches capacity and 37hp) was modified with increased capacity (108 cubic inches) giving a larger power output of 48hp to 52hp and re-designated as the Perkins 4108. The manuals quote both the 4107 and 4108 as having a capacity of 107.4 cu ins (1.76 litres), with the 4107 rated at 36hp at 3,000 rev/min or 41hp (30.6kw) at 3,000 rev/min (depending edition of manual and engine and usage of vessel) and the 4108 rated at 55hp (40kw) at 4,000 rev/min.
Perkins 4107 also known as the Westerbeke Four-107 (37 or 40hp) when marinised in USA, later as the Westerbeke 40, Westerbeke 40a is 37hp
The 4017 has wet cylinder liners (removable) and the 4108 has dry cylinder liners (non removable) and redesigned piston crown
The 4107 uses head gasket with Hylomar compound, the 4108 uses head gasket with no compound
The 4108 has larger diameter head bolt studs, 107s have smaller head studs 3/8 inch, 108s are slightly bigger 7/16
The fuel line on 4108 is all metal, not rubber
The 4108M has the combined header tank/exhaust manifold.
4108M (low line) sump capacity, refill 4.5 litres, total 5.3 litres, standard engine refill 4 litres, total 5 litres, coolant capacity 7.57 litres.

Perkins 4107 fuel consumption gallons  Perkins 4107 fuel consumption litres
Westerbeke Four-107, Perkins 4107 fuel consumption

Westerbeke 4107
Above, typical Perkins 4108 comment ... With so many varieties of engine and in many cases such poor quality photos,
it is indeed difficult to identify which version you have and where the various pieces referred to in the manuals are located.

Westerbeke 4107 brochure
Westerbeke Four-107 brochure

Westerbeke 40 brochure
Westerbeke 40 brochure

Vetus installation diagram exhaust
Vetus exhaust illustration, point of water injection into exhaust elbow must be minimum of six inches above water level or an anti-siphon must be fitted.

Westerbeke 4107 installation manual
Westerbeke 4107 Installation manual

Westerbeke 40 technical manual
Westerbeke 40 NA manual

Perkins 4107 and 4108 workshop manual 1972 Above, location of engine ID number, on the cylinder block at front of engine, port side near the fuel injection pump.


Perkins 4107, 4108 and 4.99 workshop manual re-issued 1972 (USA) including installation details

Perkins 4107 and 4108 handbook 1973 UK, shows separate header tank and exhaust manifold, the starter motor on starboard side. Does not show the engine block water drain tap. There is a plug and blanked off port on opposite sides of the block near the bellhousing. It would seem that which one was used as drain plug may depend on which side the starter motor is mounted, logically being on the opposite side of the block to provide better access.

Perkins 4107 and 4108 workshop manual 1972 Left, illustration showing separate heat exchanger and exhaust manifold from Perkins 4107 and 4108 handbook 1973 UK.


Perkins 4107 and 4108 workshop manual USA 1978
Perkins 4108 operators manual USA 1978 (shows separate heat exchanger and exhaust manifold)

The 1982 Users Handbook shows the Perkins 4108M with combined header tank and exhaust manifold on port side, starter motor on port side, and cylinder block water drain tap on starboard side.
Perkins 4108 water drain tap location The 1983 workshop manual shows the Perkins 4108M with starter motor on port side, and cylinder block water drain tap on starboard side.
Perkins 4107 and 4108 workshop manual UK 1983
Perkins 4108 parts manual USA 1975
Perkins 4108M parts manual USA 1981

www.parts4engines.com, parts for perkins 4108, inc complete engine, comprehensive listings, gaskets, blocks, connecting rods etc, head gasket 32

Thornycroft T90  Thornycroft T80
Above left, Thornycroft T90 35hp based on BMC 1500cc engine. Right, Thornycroft T80 based on 35hp Mitsubishi K4 industrial engine
Thornycroft T90 and T108 manual
BMC 1500 workshop repair manual

asap supplies, good catalogue, gearboxes, perkins spares
Lancing Marine
Foley, Perkins 4107 and 4108 spares
Exhaust elbows
Exhaust kits

frugal mariner advice pages
Perkins spare parts UK
Perkins motordiesel spare parts UK
Perkins maxciforce spare parts UK

Marine Enterprises Ltd., secondhand engines, large selection, Dorset
marine rebuilds, Dorset, Perkins block, pistons etc 850

T. Morris marine engineers
river thames, replacement engines
marine engineers Gibraltar
engine repair services palma de mallorca
Marine Maintenance, Gibraltar
Golden Arrow marine engineers

Cromwell Industrial Tools UK
boat parts and spares UK includes pencil anodes
marine parts


pencil zincs
corrosion doctors
trans atlantic diesels inc perkins various engines links
vetus direct
vetus pricelist engines
vire engines
diesel special filters
diesel engines inc vetus, French Marine
kingfisher diesel engines
Vetus.co.uk

anti corrosive compound, MB fibreglass
plastic propellors


battery maintenance chart
Marine Battery Maintenance

It may be surprising to read that a 12 volt battery which reads 12 volts is practically discharged. Also that many common sorts of battery charger are only capable to charge to 75% of the battery. Below 12.4 volts the battery plates begin to become sulphated. There are however modern chargers that are capable to charge the battery 100%.


solar panel ooutput
Beware of shadows on your solar panel

Solar panel angle
solar panel angle
Sun higher in summer


solar panel angle
Calculation method from Sinovoltaics


solar panel online angle calculator
Solar angle online calculator

solar panel angle calculations
Detailed information on calculating solar tilt angles

Anchor efficiency
anchor test practical boat owner

anchor test yachting monthly

anchor holding power

Many yachts are still equipped with the old plough CQR anchor, no doubt their owners still have confidence in them but the above charts show that replacement with a more modern spade type anchor, Rocna or Manson Supreme might be a wise investment, setting quicker, greater holding power and less prone to drag.

Small Motorsailers
IP23 motor sailer IP24 motor sailer
IP 23 motor sailer (left) and IP 24 right, example with in-mast reefing. Many variations exist due to differences in fitting out at home, some also have extended keels.

Husky motor sailer Husky with wheelhouse
Husky 24ft motor sailer (left) with canopy and right with rigid wheel shelter

Kent classic motor sailer Kent MKII motor sailer brochure
Kent Class motor sailer (left) has toilet compartment on stbd side; Kent MK II has toilet compartment on port side, also differing cockpit arrangements and MKII often have additional bilge keels

Kent classic Kent MKII
Kent Class motor sailer (left) has toilet compartment on stbd side; Kent MK II brochure (right) has toilet compartment on port side.

kent classic G class mark 1 plan    kent mark II plan
        Kent G class plan                                                                        Kent Mark II plan

Kent G Class motor sailer (left) has toilet compartment on stbd side; designed dimensions length 25ft 6ins, beam 8ft 2ins draught 3ft.    Kent MK II (right) has toilet compartment on port side and different cockpit layout. Designed length 27ft 0ins, beam 8ft 8ins draught 3ft 2ins

Sunspeed 27 motorsailer
Sunspeed27

colvic watson 23     colvic watson 23 plan
          colvic watson 23,                                        colvic watson 23 plan

colvic watson 26 colvic watson 28ft 6ins fisher 25
colvic watson 26,                                            colvic watson 28ft 6ins                               colvic Watson 28ft 6ins

fisher 25 fisher 30 fisher 30 wheelhouse
fisher 25,                                            fisher 30 wheelhouse,          fisher 30 wheelhouse with screens

seadodc30 25    claymore 30    claymore 30
Seadog 30                                                          Claymore 30ft                                                        Marcon Claymore layout plan

hurley 9.5 hurley meridian 31
Hurley 9.5 LOA 9.34m (30ft 7ins)                      Hurley Meridian 31                   

and a selection of other Hurley 9.5 motorsailers ... where are they now ....

hurley 9.5 Hurley motorsailer hurley 9.5 hurley 9.5
Hurley 9.5 "Hurley Maid"                        Hurley 9.5 Conway                 Hurley 9.5 Malta

hurley 9.5 Hurley Maid hurley 9.5 Essex hurley 9.5 Poole Sudana Blue
Hurley 9.5 Lancashire                                   Hurley 9.5 Essex                            Hurley 9.5 Poole

hurley 9.5 Blue Suki hurley 9.5 motorsailer hurley 9.5 Isle of Wight
Hurley 9.5 Blue Suki                              Hurley 9.5 Preston                       Hurley 9.5 Isle of Wight

hurley 9.5 Pembroke hurley 9.5 motorsailer hurley 9.5 Lancashire
Hurley 9.5 Milford Haven                                   Hurley 9.5                            Hurley 9.5 Lancashire

hurley 9.5 sailing hurley 9.5 triple keel hurley 9.5 triple keel
Hurley 9.5 sailing                        Hurley 9.5 with triple keel Cumbria       Hurley 9.5 Caraventure, triple keel, Southampton

hurley 9.5 sailing
Hurley 9.5 Silkie II Roseneath

hurley 9.5 motorsailer hurley 9.5 Accolade II hurley 9.5 Accolade II
Hurley 9.5 Accolade II

hurley 9.5 Accolade II galley hurley 9.5 Accolade II galley hurley 9.5 Accolade II
Hurley 9.5 "Accolade II" galley and saloon

hurley 9.5 plan    hurley meridian 31 plan
Hurley 9.5 LOA 9.34m (30'7") plan                                                          Hurley Meridian 31 plan

The Hurley Meridian 31 has a different layout to the Hurley 9.5 having a regular saloon and two forward bunks whilst the Hurley 9.5 has a larger galley and saloon occupying the entire forward section in place of the usual forward bunks

Hurley owners association

hurley 9.5 accolade plan
Hurley 9.5 "Accolade II" layout plan

hurley 9.5 Accolade II
Hurley 9.5 "Accolade II"

hurley 9.5 Accolade II
Hurley 9.5 Accolade II ashore

motorsailer selection with photos

Marine toilet, TMC (Taiwan Manufacturing Company).
Sooner or later, your marine toilet will break down. The two most common possibilites, (a) won't flush and (b) won't pump. i.e. blocked.
When won't flush, the handle just slides up and down and the pumping water doesn't "take", there is a tiny spring operating a valve inside a housing at the rear of the toilet. After about 8 mnths this spring breaks due to corrosion. A replacement repair pack to obtain the spring would be, if I remember, about 80 euros. However I found a compression spring by Eliza Tinsley, 1 and 3/8" x " x 0.20 does the trick when cut down to length of 1", cost was around 80 pence from McKays ironmongers in Cambridge or online.

As to blocked, assuming someone has not put excess paper, tea leaves or other objects down the toilet, the most common cause seems to be an accumulation of a guano or concrete-like material building up, often in the elbow bend at the outlet from the toilet or even the entire length of the discharge tube. This can be scraped out of the elbow with a screwdriver, similarly it could be dislodged from the tubing with a screwdriver but most simple plan is to replace the tubing. Stains on the bowl can be removed by soaking in vinegar and seems a good plan to pump through and fill the bowl with vinegar periodically and leave to soak in vinegar for example if leaving the boat for a few days. Seems to also help when opening your tinned sardines to pour the oil into the toilet to keep the parts lubricated!

junk sail
Junk Sail

voyage of the junk, dragon king

lateen sail
Lateen sail (modern) tacking

Square sails rigs
east coast old gaffers

fens waterways
east coast offshoreyachting
canals
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Royal Yachting Association
OSTAR history
CruiseNews reviews of equipment, products and designs including rigs
sailnet advice electrical systems etc

vintage sewing guide
knots, splices, ropework
Tarpaulins Direct (Bradshaws)
DIY plastics, canopies

Spray Slocum sail plan Spray Slocum plan
Spray built by Joshua Slocum

Spray self steering Spray oars
Spray, good self steering qualities due to long keel, with oars (right)

Spray Slocum plans
Spray building plans, original length 39ft 6ins, beam 14ft 2ins

Liberdad sail plan Spray Slocum plan
Liberdade built originally by Joshua Slocum and modern copy

China Cloud
Allen Farrel's China Cloud, recommended viewing

Thames barge rig
Thames barge rig

Thames barge steering rig Thames barge tiller sail
Thames barge rig self steering sail on rudder or tiller

Thames barge steering rig Thames barge mizzen sail
Thames barge rig self steering sail sheeted to rudder.

selfsteering sheet to tiller
selfsteering by john ward
selfsteering by oarclub
selfsteering sheet to tiller how it works
selfsteering basics

dory
Newfoundland dory as carried aboard Portuguese mother ship

dory
interior of Newfoundland dory.

free dinghy, dory and skiff plans
free pram dinghy plans, this uses 8 ft side panels

stitch and glue guide

nestaway boats

dory plan1 dory plan2 dory plan3 dory plan4
15 ft dory plans (known as 12ft dory because floorboards were originally 12ft.)

row or sail dory
row or sail dory in traditional wood

apple pie 7ft pram dinghy
Gavin Atkins apple pie 7ft pram dinghy

1 sheet skiff plan
1 sheet skiff

Thai longtail boat
thai longtail

nautilus nautilus
nautilus reconstruction
plans for building Jules Verne's (Disney) Nautilus

building Jules Verne's (Disney) Nautilus
disney nautilus

Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing, fishermans toolbox and fishfinders

Conversion tables

spanner conversion chart

Breaking Strain Examples... "Strength: 18KN" = 1800 daN = approx 1800 kg
"Breaking strain 1800 daN" = 18 kN = approx 1800 kg
"Breaking strain 2000 daN" = 20 kN = approx 2000 kg
"Breaking load 2500 kg" = approx 25 kN = 2500 daN
"Breaking strain > 2500 daN" = 25 kN = approx 2500 kg
"Guaranteed load 26 kN" = 2600 daN = approx 2600 kg
"Breaking load 32 kN" = 3200 daN = approx 3200 kg
"Breaking strength 40 kN" = 4000 daN = approx 4000 kg

antifouling calculator

awg awg21to40
American Wire Gauge

correct 12 volt wire size
Blue Sea Systems, choosing correct wire size

Note: the distance is the distance to the device eg pump or stereo and back again.

Thin wires provide more resistance, they are cheaper to buy, less bulky and good for non-critical things on board. They have a high voltage drop.
Thicker wires are heavier and more expensive. They allow more current to flow through and are good for critical items. They have a low voltage drop.
So what on earth is voltage drop? I hear you ask. Good question! I was wondering the same thing too. Well it means that some of the voltage that is coming out of the battery gets lost along the way around the circuit. Be it through the wire itself, or to other things that it is connected to.
The line along the top it talks about current flow in amps. You need to figure out what power your stereo needs. A quick google search suggests a stereo might draw around 6amps.
Then you need to think about how far the wire has to travel from the battery/fuse board, up to the stereo and then back to the fuse board again.
So we look along the top line to find 6 amps (somewhere between 5 & 10) and then down the non-critical line to how long our wire is going to be in our case 5 metres (so somewhere between 0-20ft) and you can see we will need a size #16 AWG wire (AWG stands for American Wire Gauge) The little table on the far left hand size then translates the American size in to metric if needed.
So now you can go out and buy your wire remember to get marine grade tinned copper wire. (See Astrolabe Sailing Marine electronics)


12 volt planet online voltage drop calculator

electrical colour coding
Electrical wire colour coding ac mains

electrical colour coding   electrical colour coding
Electrical wire colour coding


electrical colour coding
Electrical 12 volt colour coding (USA old standard)

12 volt electrical colour coding
12 volt Standards (UK?)

12 volt electrical colour coding
12 volt USA Standards

12 volt electrical colour coding
12 volt USA Standards (Marinco)

12 volt electrical colour coding
Pacific Yacht Systems seminar ABYC Standards (USA)

conversion weights link
16ozs = 1lb
1 pound = 0.4536kilos
1 kilo = 2.2046lbs
14lbs = 1 stone
1cwt = 112lbs
1 short ton = 2,000 lbs = 0.907 tonne
1 long ton = 20 cwts = 2240 lbs = 1.016 tonnes
1 tonne (metric ton) = 1,000 kg = 0.984 (long) ton = 2204.16 lbs

The tonne or metric ton is a metric system unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,204.6 pounds) or 1 megagram (1 Mg)
Before metrication in the UK the unit used for most purposes was the Imperial ton of 2,240 pounds avoirdupois (usually referred to as the long ton in the US), equivalent to 1,016 kg, differing by just 1.6% from the tonne.


28 cubic inches defines 1 modern pound (lb) of water
1 pint = 4 x 4 x 5 digits = 33.75 cu ins (old historical pint = 4 x 4 x 4 digits or 3 x 3 x 3 inches = 27cu ins and when filled with water defined 1lb)
1 pint weighs 1.25lbs
1 gallon imperial = 10lbs of water = 4.54609 litres (about 277.42 cubic inches)
therefore, 10 gals = 45.4 litres, 20 gals = 90 litres, 50 gals = 227 litres.
1 litre = 0.22 gals, 10 litres = 2.2 gals, 20 litres = 4.4 gals 30 litres = 6.6 gals 50 litres = 11 gals 80 litres = 17.6 gals.

A US liquid gallon of water = 8.34 pounds = 3.785 litres (231 cubic inches) or 3.78 kilograms making it about 16.6% lighter than the imperial gallon.
the US dry gallon defined as 4.405 litres (1/8 US bushel of 2150.42 cubic inches); it is therefore equal to exactly 268.8025 cubic inches or about 4.405 L.
Both the US liquid and imperial gallon are divided into four quarts, eight pints, sixteen cups or thirty-two gills. The imperial gill is further divided into five fluid ounces, whereas the US gill is divided into four fluid ounces. Thus an imperial fluid ounce is 1/20 of an imperial pint or 1/160 of an imperial gallon, while a US fluid ounce is 1/16 of a US pint or 1/128 of a US gallon. The imperial gallon, quart, pint, cup and gill are approximately 20% larger than their US counterparts and are therefore not interchangeable. The imperial fluid ounce, on the other hand, is only 4% smaller than the US fluid ounce and therefore they are often used interchangeably.

The Imperial pint = 568 ml = 20 Imperial fluid ounces = about 20% larger than USA pint, therefore 1 Imperial fluid ounce = 28.4 ml
The Imperial pint = 568.26125 millilitres (exactly)
The Imperial pint = 34.677429099 cubic inches
The Imperial pint = 1.2009499255 US liquid pints
The Imperial pint = 1.0320567435 US dry pints
Imperial fluid ounce = 28.4 ml about 4% smaller than the US fluid ounce of 29.5625 ml
USA liquid pint = 473 ml = 16 US fluid ounces, therefore 1 US fluid ounce = 29.5625 ml
1 US liquid pint = 1/8 US liquid gallon
1 US liquid pint = 1/2 US liquid quart
1 US liquid pint = 2 US cups
1 US liquid pint = 4 US fluid gills
1 US liquid pint = 16 US fluid ounces
1 US liquid pint = 128 US fluid drams
1 US liquid pint = 28.875 cubic inches (exactly)
1 US liquid pint = 473.176473 millilitres (exactly)
1 US liquid pint 0.83267418463 imperial pints
1 US liquid pint 0.85936700738 US dry pints
1 US liquid pint the volume of 1.041 lb (472 g) of water at 62 F (16.7 C)
USA dry pint = 551 ml
1 US dry pint = 1/8 US dry gallons
1 USA dry pint = 1/2 US dry quarts
1 USA dry pint = 33.6003125 cubic inches (exactly)
1 USA dry pint = 550.6104713575 millilitres (exactly)[8] 551 ml
1 USA dry pint = 0.96893897192 imperial pints
1 USA dry pint = 1.1636471861 US liquid pints

1 pint is about just over half a litre or half a litre is just under 1 pint.

1 cubic inch = 16.4cc
1 pint = 0.56825 litres
half pint = 284 ml
300 ml = 0.53 pints
1 gallon = 4.546 litres (8 pints)
1 litre = 1.7598 pints
1 litre (of water) weighs 2.12lbs
1 litre (of water) weighs 1 kilo
A cubic metre of water weighs a metric tonne
1 gallon = 0.1605 cu ft
1cu ft = 6.2 gals = 62.137lbs

cylinder volume calculator
formula to find volume = 3.14159 x radius squared x Height

diesel = 8lb gallon
water = 10lb gallon
Gasoline = 42lbs/cu ft
Diesel = 49.6 lb/cu.ft
Fresh water = 62.3 lb /cu.ft
Sea Water = 62.8 lb/cu ft
Pitch = 69lbs/cu ft
Asphalt = 156lbs/cu ft (bitumen)
Fibreglass = 95-115 lbs/cu ft
Concrete 2 sand, 1 cement = 138lbs/cu ft
3 x 3 x 3" cube of gasoline weighs 0.65lbs
3 x 3 x 3" cube of fresh water weighs 0.97lb
3 x 3 x 3" cube of sea water weighs 0.98lb
3 x 3 x 3" cube of diesel weighs 0.775lbs
3 x 3 x 3" cube of cast iron weighs 7.1lbs
3 x 3 x 3" cube of copper weighs 8.6lbs
3 x 3 x 3" cube of lead weighs 11.1lbs

Cement - Roman CementRoast Limestone = lime + water = paste add sand and aggregated rock + volcanic ash ideally
ferro cement = 2 parts sand and 1 part cement
water ratio
5 x 5 x 5" cube of mix needs 2.08 pints of water
8 x 8 x 8" cube of mix needs 1 gallon of water
1 foot cube of mix needs 3.458 gals of water
121.5mm cube of mix needs 1 litre of water
300mm cube of mix needs 15 litres of water

bitumen pitch oil recipe
bitumen pitch oil recipe for reed boats

Area - Cabin Top say 9ft x 6ft = 54sq ft of
" steel = 550 lbs = 4.9cwt
4mm steel = 347 lbs
1/8" steel = 275lbs = 2.45cwt
30mm ply =347lbs
" pine scots = 70.2lbs
" pine white = 58.32lbs
" foam = 5.4lbs
1/8" fibreglass = 54lbs
"ply + grp = 201lbs
pine scots + grp = 124.2lbs
foam + grp = 59.4lbs

Area
"pitch = 2.87bs sq ft
"asphalt = 6.5lbs sq ft
"concrete = 6.25lbs sq ft
"ply = 2.72lbs sq ft
"Ash = 1.91lbs sq ft
"Balsa = 0.41lbs sq ft
"Cork = 0.66lbs sq ft
"Fir = 1.25lbs sq ft
"Larch = 1.58lbs sq ft
"Oak = 2.2 lbs sq ft
"Scots pine = 1.33 lbs sq ft
"Pine, white = 1.08lbs sq ft
"Pine, yellow = 1.8lbs sq ft
"Spruce = 1.25lbs sq ft
"fibreglass = 4.5lbs sq ft
"aluminium = 7lbs sq ft
"steel = 20lbs sq ft
" steel = 10lbs sq ft
4mm steel = 6.425lbs sq ft
5mm steel =8lbs/sq ft
1/8" steel = 5lbs sq ft
1/8" aluminium = 1.75lbs sq ft
1/8" fibreglass = 1lb sq ft
30mm ply =6.426lbs sq ft

volume, area conversions

A UK allotment was originally 10 poles of 16.5ft x 1 pole of 16.5ft ie. 165ft x 16.5ft (100 Sumerian cubits x 10 Sumerian cubits) and today the equivalent is 250 sq metres, said to be enough to feed a family of 4



printable calendars

The fact that the solar year (of nearly 365 1/4 days) does not contain an exact number of days or of lunar months caused much trouble in keeping the calendar accurate. Before Caesar's time the method adopted was to reckon twelve lunar months (of 291/2 days to the year, and from time to time to insert an additional or thirteenth month to balance things. Through negligence, however, the official calendar was now two or three months ahead of the sun so that the spring equinox came in June. Caesar introduced the custom of regulating the year by the sun, not by the moon, and gave to each year 36 days, with an additional day inserted every fourth year. He also shifted the official beginning of hte year to January from march, where previous custom had placed it. In his honour the month of his birthday, hitherto called Quintillis, was renamed Julius (July). Similarly the next month , Sextilis, was later renamed after his successor, the emperor augustus.
(The story of Greece and Rome, J.C. Robertson and H.G. Robertson, Dent, London)

Meso American calendar. (a) a 260 day ritual calendar divided with n confirmed relation to astronomical or agricultural cycles. (though some say it was related to an agricultural cycle of the Maya based on the rising and setting of certain stars.) (b) 365 day calendar divided into 18 month sof 20 days (+ 5 nameless days) (c) these two calendars could be synchronised to make the Calendar Round, a period of 18980 days (52 x 365) (d) long count developed 200 - 900 A.D. = total count of days.

Tiwanaku calendar, 20 months of 18 days which meshed with lunar siderial months of 27.32 days so every 20 Inca years of 12 lunar siderial months meshed with 18 solar years. . see Tiwanaku calendar

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Maria callas Lucia de Lammermoor
Sumi Jo Verdi
Sumi Jo Delibes
Sumi Jo Merry Widow
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Sumi Jo o mio babbino caro
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Potatoes: English names for a vegetable from the great South American continent
fish and chips chip shop method
fish and chips home method
fish and chips parboil method

To convert Fahrenheit to Celcius subtract 32 and multiply by .5556
To convert Celcius to Fahrenheit multiply by 1.8 and add 32

Many chefs recommend cooking the chips in two stages and even putting in a fridge between stages, but professional English chip shops only fry once, eg., 6 minutes at 186C (366F), the temperature drops when chips put in but as is large professional cooker, the temperature recovers quickly. Another with Turkish chef and smaller professional cooker was using 200C (392F).
Editor's note, some experts consider 400F(200C) too high a temperature as it could be dangerous and recommend 375F (190C) for the first minute or so and then lowering it to 250F (120C) for the remainder of the cooking time.

Chips shallow fry method, use Marie Piper, King Edward's or Holland potatoes, peel and cut into chip sizes. Rinse vigorously in bowl of cold water, ideally under cold running water to get rid of starch, but not so practical on yacht. Bring water to boil, simmer 15 mins put on paper towel to dry, then fry in shallow pan, or in very shallow oil, or just a little oil and butter mixture depending on if pan non stick, drain on paper towels or some people prefer on a rack. But if adding eggs, tomatoes etc best to use just thin layer of oil and turn ie sautee potatoes. Small electric hotplate on shore power good for simmering but not so good for frying as not hot enough and keeps switching itself off and on, in this respect gas even small camping gas stove is better.
Deep fry my method Cut into chip sizes, boil/simmer 12 minutes in salted water, remove let dry off on paper towels then drop into oil at 350F, or better 375F if electric stove can turn off electric as keeps cooking since plate remains hot, after 10 minutes nice golden brown came out great.

Spicy Kentucky style chicken
Some video recommends cooking the chicken first as this ensures it is cooked before frying. The Dharbar method recommends marinating in spicy water. By accident, I simmered the chicken in water left over from day before which had been highly spiced with curry powder. It came out great, like tandoori chicken.
Deep fry method .first spiced up the chicken then put in pan of boiling water, simmered 10 minutes then turned off electric, kept cooking as stove top stays hot a while target was 15 minutes simmering as small pieces, then left to cool down and left marinated in its spicy water for 4 hours. Removed chicken and rolled in bag of flour, then in egg/milk wash, then in flour again. Then heated oil in pan to 365F, dropped in chicken pieces, turned off heat for safety and deepfried for 10 minutes, Was absolutely delicious, juicy in centre also added Italian seasoning at end but could do in between egg washes or mix in with the flour.
The other two pieces I shallow fried in hardly any oil in non stick pan but was cold in centre as had cooled down whilst marinating, I also tried reverse method, first spice and marinate 4 hours, then simmer 15 minutes then continue as before probably better for shallow frying this way but seemed not as good as first method, was drier.

It's hard to measure the boiling point of oil. The reason is that well before it reaches its boiling point, oil will start to smoke. This is called the 'smoke point'. The smoke points for some common cooking oils are here:
Safflower - 266 C (510 F)
Soybean - 257 C (495 F) boils at 300C (572F)
Corn - 246 C (475 F)
Sunflower 232C (450F)
Peanut - 227 C (440 F)
Sesame - 216 C (420 F)
Olive - 191 C (375 F)

How to cook quinoa (youtube) wonder food of the Andes

Temperature to serve:
Lager 42-48F (6-9C)
American Pale Ale 45-50F (7-10C)
Real Ale, Cask Ale 50-55F (10-12.8C)
Ale in UK 54F (12C)

Red wine the books used to say open and leave to aquire room temperature,
however in Barcelona the cheap red wine served with the daily menu is slightly chilled in fridge temperature,
some people suggest 60-70F (15-21C),
wineware.co.uk suggest 54-64F (12-18C)
and
Vintage Port 66F 19C
Bordeaux, Shiraz 64F 18C
Red Burgundy, Cabernet 63F 17C
Rioja, Pinot Noir 61F 16C
Chianti, Zinfandel 59F 15C
Tawny/NV Port 57F 14C
Beaujolais, Ros 54F 12C
Viognier, Sauternes 52F 11C
Chardonnay 48F 9C
Riesling 47F 8C
Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Dessert Wine *Tip - Champagne is best served and enjoyed chilled 45F 7C


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Atlantis in the Andes Atlantis in the Andes (documentary film)

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Grupo Tomo Spanish edition in Mexico

Tayo's Gold

atlantis rising Atlantis Rising Issue 28 Atlantis in the Andes

Atlantis the Lost Empire

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Books by J.M. Allen

Atlantis: the Andes Solution Atlantis: the Andes Solution - the theory - from atlantisbolivia.org bookstore

the Atlantis Trail "The Atlantis Trail" - the Expeditions - from atlantisbolivia.org bookstore

Atlantis: Lost Kingdom of the Andes "Atlantis: Lost Kingdom of the Andes" - the findings at Pampa Aullagas
published by Createspace


New 2012, Book 4
Atlantis and the Persian Empire
from atlantisbolivia.org bookstore


"Tiwanaku - a city lost in time" -
collection of historic photos and drawings of Tiwanaku
along with analysis of the calendar and system of cubits
available in paperback from Amazon, colour edition.
available in paperback from Amazon, black and white edition.

Decoding Ezekiel's Temple
available in paperback from Amazon

easiread musical notation
"Easiread System of Musical Notation"
Learn to play the piano or keyboard with a simplified music system
Now available through Amazon

Liveaboard Life at Home and Abroad
"Liveaboard Life at Home and Abroad"
Author's account of living on boats in England and Spain.
available in paperback from Amazon

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