If you have being cruising long you are aware of those like the Pardeys who sail the world round with out the assistance of an engine. It often invokes romantic visions of a simple existence, that of an intimate relationship with the sea. Yet few of us, though we long for the simplicity, wean, Read More

The Original Inlet Flange One of the first things I noticed on Nadejda’s engine when we got her was the poorly fitting inlet and outlet flanges on the raw water pump. They leaked slightly were ill fitting and were only held on by two bolts. While it irritated me I really didn’t have time, Read More