DIY – Grow Sailing

Do it yourself! Awesome tutorials for boat projects we did. If we can do it, you can do it too…

6. March 2015
Leachate

Refit – Tiller Part II

To make sure the epoxy sticks properly, I rubbed the tiller with leach agent. A small but apparently very important step, especially with oily wood like teak.
17. January 2015
Tiller (before)

Refit – Tiller Part I

Didn’t he just buy a boat that was watered only a few months ago? Didn’t he say it was brand new? Refit?!? Just after one season, the tiller and the handle of the companionway hatch already looked pretty shitty. I’m a visual guy. The looks needed to be fixed. ASAP!
2. November 2013
Sailmaikers Whipping

Sailmaker’s whipping

I want my new mooring ropes to last and not to fray. So I googled a little until I found a useful tutorial about how to apply whipping to ropes. There are different types, I went for Sailmaker's whipping - it's supposedly the best - the name says it all.