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  1. Boat Maintenance - Why Prevention is Better Than Cure

    Boat Maintenance - Why Prevention is Better Than Cure
    We’ve all heard the saying, a boat is like a hole in the water into which you pour money! For many boat owners, this experience is caused by unforeseen expenses and costly repairs, which are often the result of poor boat maintenance and are completely preventable. Let’s face it, if you are lucky enough to own your boat, you’ve probably...
  2. What is Dyneema and is it worth it?

    What is Dyneema and is it worth it?
    With the variety of sailing rope materials and manufacturers available, it can be bewildering to know what to go for. Dyneema can often be thought of as the expensive choice for racers, but it certainly has its place on dinghies and yachts well beyond that. So, just what is it that makes it so sought after by those who want...
  3. Boat Cleaning Checklist

    Boat Cleaning Checklist
    Boat cleaning is not something all of us enjoy, with many of us opting to outsource this task, but it’s essential for maintaining our vessels and keeping them in the best condition during the sailing season. It’s also nice to just keep your boat looking its best at all times. Continue reading
  4. Thursday Night Yacht Racing

    Thursday Night Yacht Racing
    The sailing season is officially underway for 2018, which means it’s time for the yacht racing to resume at Royal Lymington Yacht Club (the local yacht club for us here at Nick Cox Yacht Chandler). Year after year, The Ocean Safety Thursday Night Racing Series brings us back to the Western Solent for a fantastic show of yacht racing from a variety of classes. Continue reading
  5. Finding the Right Man Overboard Product for You

    Finding the Right Man Overboard Product for You

    There has been a lot of press circulating about man overboard cases lately with instances in the Volvo Ocean Race and Clipper. These two specifically are examples of what can go wrong when the procedures we have in place fail and a member of the crew falls overboard unexpectedly.

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  6. Easter Bank Holiday 2018: Opening Hours

    Easter Bank Holiday 2018: Opening Hours
    We are opening as usual for the upcoming Easter bank holidays (Good Friday, March 30th, and Easter Monday, April 2nd)!
  7. A Guide to Rainy Day Boat Maintenance

    A Guide to Rainy Day Boat Maintenance
    It can be easy to think that bad weather means you can’t get on with your boat maintenance. What with the ‘Beast from the East’ - and now good old Blighty’s infamous April showers - it can often be frustrating waiting for that dry weather window to get the boat out and perform all those pre-launch jobs like anti-fouling. But...
  8. Why Having the Right Marine Equipment Matters

    Why Having the Right Marine Equipment Matters
    Failing to plan is planning to fail; particularly when it comes to sailing. It is often the items on board which make every voyage a successful one. With spring quickly approaching, it's time to ensure that you are ready for another successful sailing season. Although the list of essentials and must-haves may seem never-ending, Nick Cox Yacht Chandler explain why...
  9. The Essential Chandlery Checklist For Your Yacht

    The Essential Chandlery Checklist For Your Yacht
    As we look forward to welcoming another successful sailing season, the preparations for this spring are well underway. With sailors having travelled thousands of miles over the last year, it is now time to replace any weathered gear with fresh chandlery for when it is time to set sail again. Nick Cox Yacht Chandler have compiled a list of the...
  10. Head To Toe: The Complete Sailing Clothing Checklist

    Head To Toe: The Complete Sailing Clothing Checklist
    Preparation for the upcoming season of sailing does not just stop at kitting out your yacht. Investing in the correct clothing and equipment will ensure you are both safe and comfortable on your next voyage. Nick Cox Yacht Chandler outline the essential pieces of sailing clothing any passenger should don when on board. Head Considering a significant amount of a person's...

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