Crash Test Boat – Gas Explosion

How safe is your gas system? Do you make regular checks? Chris Beeson and the Crash Test Boat team create a gas explosion to show you why you should never take risks with gas The violence shocked us all. We had expected windows and hatches to be blown out but the coachroof was blown off Read More

The Truth About Teak Decks

Shipwright Robin Benjamin says modern, thin teak decks need lots of regular care, and so it’s vital to follow his advice on how to keep them looking good. In the last 15 years I have worked on more teak decks than I care to remember, writes Robin Benjamin: I think I’ve seen every problem that Read More

The Norwegian Approach to Teak Deck Care

Posted by Darrell Nicholson  August 9, 2016 Darrell NicholsonThe new teak deck aboard Pleasure, a Hallberg-Rassy 352, was the most expensive part of the boat’s refit. A day after clawing my way through the sea of tourists descending from Norway’s most photographed spot, the precipitous ledge known as Priekestolen, it was a relief to find Read More