Wanderer Category: Hints and Tips

Attaching Fenders

Having found that occasionally additional fendering is both useful and necessary while river cruising, especially when passing through a lock, or tying-up alongside a rough river-bank, the problem was how

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More Fender Fixings

If you feel the need to attach fenders to your wanderer, here is how I have arranged mine:- I have a bow fender, a “V” shaped thing, about 14″ across.

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Fitting A Topping Lift

If you mostly sail with a crew, like to row or use an outboard, want to rig a simple boat tent or have a picnic afloat while at anchor of

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Hints and Tips

Avoiding Jib-forestay Tangles

The picture above shows a simple spacer that can be made up from a piece of Perspex [have also seen in wood -Ed] and three Holt Allen HA144 forestay jib

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Centreboard Friction Device

I had some problems with the centre board; It didn’t want to stay down after storage. It seemed that the “park” position compressed the friction pad so that it wouldn’t

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