Jetsam index

Have you ever been inspired by a really useful magazine article but some time later, when you had a real need for it, it was lost and nowhere to be found? Jetsam articles are a selection of mainly timeless reference material. Proven ideas that may not be new but may have been forgotten or passed over by mainstream editors as not meeting their momentary needs.

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  1. Bananas at sea

    I love bananas. They are delicious, nutritious and come individually wrapped in a cheerful biodegradable sterile package. They can be cooked, dried or eaten raw as a snack. Bananas also make great additions to cakes, jams, desserts, curries, pancakes, scones, salads, chutneys and crumbles.

    Author: 
    Sally Andrew
  2. Close encounters of the larger kind

    Here is an idea for a device that is the ultimate attention getter. A low cost low tech solution that complies with the collision regulations but has yet to find a manufacturer.

     

    Author: 
    Mike Harris
  3. Slipping and slipups

    Haul out overseas is not quite the same as at home. Except in the main centres you are not likely to find a marina with a 40T travel hoist, and still less with back-up facilities such as repair shops and chandlery.

    Author: 
    Jack Gush
  4. Venture to Vanuatu

    The islands of Vanuatu offer sailors some of the greatest adventures in the world - ringside seats at active volcanoes; hot springs and blue holes that bubble out of the bowels of the earth; kastom dancing in the shadow of huge banyan trees; crystal cool waterfalls that splash into remote bays and anchorages; villages where you are swept up in the love that everyone gives so freel

    Author: 
    Sally Andrew
  5. Charting Stuart Island

    In the Ha'apai group of central Tonga in 1991, yacht Ayla anchored beside us. Kiwis Alan, Liz and their two kids had recently sailed to Stewart Island, New Zealand. Although we were sharing a warm tropical island with waving palms and white sandy beaches, Alan waxed poetic about the isolation, the hiking, the magnificence of the far south. That was all it took.

    Author: 
    Sally Andrew

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