Are linear galleys as annoying as they look? A U-shaped galley that is not used as a passageway to elsewhere in the boat has to be the best layout. Kelpie The sofa behind the galley makes a very useful perch for the cook. Enables you to work with the boat healed without a bum strap and gives you foot brace as well. Duncan99210
SHOULD SAILING INVOLVE DISCOMFORT?
I flake the mainsail, I set a working jib when going upwind and I put the spray-hood down most of the time. Am I mad? Or just misguided? DJE Mad! We have a very efficient fully battened laminate mainsail – easily and quickly hoisted and stowed from a stack pack, so gets used often Dunedin
Today’s foray into the sharp elbowed world of boat jumbles was an odd one. The core demographic appeared to be Methuselah’s older brothers. Solent Clown I regularly go to the West of Scotland boat jumble. Most attendees seem significantly younger than me, and I’m in my early fifties. Jumble Duck