Safari of Howth gets a major refit in Didim,Turkey

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Safari celebrated her 30th year in 2012. The wooden deck had served well during those years but the wood had now got so thin that leaks were inevitable in spite of the very painstaking re-caulking job carried out by Ken and myself during 2009-2010. The paint work and the gelcoat in general looked tired and faded and in need of brightening up.
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Boat stuff: Maintenance and boat ‘jobs’

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Boat stuff: Maintenance and boat ‘jobs’

This page covers boat maintenance, some of it pretty major, and some of it just jobs that need to be done to ensure the smooth running of the little ship.

Renewing the Keelbolts on Skylax

What you are about to read is scary, very, very scary. In Malaysia we hit a coral outcrop at ...

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yachtWORKS Eurasia Boat Show

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Dear Friends,

Thank you for your kind response during the Boot Duesseldorf. We are looking forward to meet you in Avrasya Istanbul Boat Show between 13th and 21st of February, Hull 4, stand A09. When you arrive to Avrasya Boat Show please do not hesitate to contact us by phone. We will be so glad to represent your free invitation cards at the entrance.

Kind regards,

Your  yachtWORKS team

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Skylax coming home

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“Yachtworks re-built Tetranora. And I mean re-built.”

Coming up the Red Sea Skylax was limping along. Not mortally wounded but licking her wounds. After over 30,000 miles on her circumnavigation there was general wear and tear and worse, some wounds we had inflicted on her.

In Malaysia in the last race of the Raja Muda an insane moment of adrenaline inspired racing put her briefly up on a coral outcrop. Worse I knew it was there and stopping dead from five and ...

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The Law on the amendment Nr. 5683

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“In their circular letter no. 249/2012 of 18th of May 2012, the TURKISH CHAMBER OF SHIPPING notified their members of an amendment to Law No. 5683 pertaining to Foreigners Residing and Travelling in Turkey The Chamber’s General Secretary, Murat TUNCER, summarized the contents of a letter received on May 14th 2012 from the General Directorate of Security of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as follows: ‘1. It has been considered that the measures taken to regulate the periods foreigners can ...

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