Taking good care of your boat trailer

A properly maintained trailer can last for decades. On the other hand, no trailer, no launch, no boat.

Indeed, for towable boats, it is most often overlooked when it comes to maintenance. But a few simple steps can make a big difference in terms of safety and durability.

An unbreakable, durable stainless steel wind indicator

Your sailboat is well prepared, ready for racing or cruising. You’re already looking forward to taking the helm, sails well trimmed, in a medium wind. Once you’ve weighed anchor or left the dock, when it’s time to hoist the sails, you look up at the masthead to come into the wind. Then, kaboom! The feeling immediately sinks in: your trip is going to be more complicated and less fun…

The wind indicator is gone, or bent: yet again, those pesky birds have played a nasty trick on you! How can you avoid this problem in the future? We may have a solution for your boat.

How to successfully charter a boat?

Whether you’re an experienced sailor or a beginner eager to set sail, chartering provides flexibility and a variety of options to suit your needs and budget.

How can I test the Ready4Sea application?

Now that the official version of the application is available, how are the tests being conducted? Who is taking part, and how? We’re telling you all about it, and answering your questions.

[ Interview ] Romain, sailing around the Mediterranean

With three buddies, Romain sailed around the Mediterranean after graduating. They chose an Océanis 390 which they refitted themselves. He tells us about the work they did, the problems they encountered and how they divided up the tasks. An uncompromising look at what worked and what didn’t, and how to better maintain your boat.

How to maintain your deck hardware?

Salt is just about the worst enemy of your boat.

Do you want to keep your hardware for as long as possible, but it’s deteriorating because of salt? The first thing to do is rinse your fittings more regularly. But your equipment still needs a little more attention than that.

Just follow the guide!