Maintenance is never going to be as much fun as sailing, but you can get a lot of pleasure out of working on your boat...

‘Hurrah for the socket set, the multimeter, the cordless drill and the junior hacksaw’

Every month we publish a new Tom Cunliffe podcast where he reflects on his cruising life.

You can listen to more of Yachting Monthly’s Tom Cunliffe podcasts – and our Libby Purves and Dick Durham podcasts – at

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