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  • UPDATE: Our Coppercoat Application…Disaster or Success?

    We apply Coppercoat Antifouling on our Sailboat, but we didn’t follow the Coppercoat application instructions. Will our application fail? The post UPDATE: Our Coppercoat Application…Disaster or Success? appeared first on Where is SV Brick House? . Click here for full post: Youtube: Patrick Childress Sailing More

  • Cleaning a Sailboat Hull Underwater; How do the Pros do it so Fast?!?

    TweetCleaning a sailboat Hull, underwater, and the tools that you need: Cruisers around the world have different ways of cleaning their hull. Different tools, different process, and techniques. But how do the professionals do it? The ones who are paid to do it and want to do it quickly and… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Whale Strike on a Sailboat -What If you hit a whale while sailing??

    Tweet It is actually extremely rare that a whale intentionally sinks a sailboat. But an accidental collision with a whale can leave a sailboat damaged and cause the loss of its rudder. It does seem though, that there is an increase in incidences of sailboats hitting whales. Part of that… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Titanium Chainplates on Sailboats…

    Tweet        Titanium Chainplates on Sailboats started to be installed on sailboats, before Brick House was dismasted in 2011, because that’s when we replaced our stainless steel chain plates with titanium chainplates, titanium Clevis pins, titanium tangs, and although we were semi early adopters, we were not the… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Our Boat Cat Lily, and our new kitten, Coati.

    TweetLily was our boat cat. We got her when she was barely 8 weeks old, and the boat has always been her home. She was afraid on land. She liked it best when we were underway and flying fish were presenting themselves to her for dinner. She liked standing on… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Sailboat Security

    TweetThis detailed article is from a guy who had his C&C 37 robbed decades ago…It’s very well written, and explains a lot about why we too, chose this company to protect our sailboat. And this is just what it could do in 2015..just think what it does now!!! A Great… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Is Cruising Still Safe?

    Tweet Is Cruising Still Safe? (As seen in SAIL Magazine on August 23, 2019) NOTE: We have since purchased a full fledge security system since this was published. Security is a big concern for us. The authors have sailed to many countries off the beaten track It is with great sadness that… Click here for full post: […] More

  • Lead acid batteries can eat a sailboat alive!

    TweetLead Acid Batteries can dissolve a sailboat! Our latest video is out! So much work to take out the old corroded wood and build a new battery box! Share in Patricks misery as he sees just how extensive the damage is from these lead acid batteries! Whether duribg rough seas,… Click here for full post: […] More

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