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Innovation

Shiny new gadgets that talk to each other are just too much to resist for Jonty Pearce, as he gives into temptation once more

As the season for sailing club meetings looms, it's time to look back at last year's mistakes, and look forward to next year's adventures, says Jonty Pearce

Check that the float switch of your automatic bilge pump is working properly

Santa has been and gone, but Jonty Pearce still hasn't found a solution that will keep his bilges nice and dry

Innovation

It's time to move to a new berth for the winter, but it's not all plain sailing for Jonty Pearce