Meet the boat: Dory
Jun17

Meet the boat: Dory

Dory is a small boat about 16 and 23 feet in length. It is the traditional fishing boat, but also it allows people moving through the water. Its construction is really easy compared to other types of boats because it has simple shapes and materials. There are a lot of types, the most known are: Beach Dories: These types of Dories were mostly used for fishing Bank Dories: It is often said that this type is the original Dory. The Bank...

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Meet the boat: Water Taxi
Jun06

Meet the boat: Water Taxi

A Water Taxi is a vessel which provides public transport, and it operates in a similar manner to a bus. It also offers sightseeing and commuter services. It is said that it has Britain origins, in the area of Manchester. It is funny that Water Taxis in New York has the same yellow colour as the iconic taxis. In United Stated this kind of taxis are called commuter boats. Different aspect but same aim, in Venice (Italy) there are Water...

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What is it like to be a lighthouse keeper for a day?
Jun06

What is it like to be a lighthouse keeper for a day?

Who had no dreamt about the idea of living in a lighthouse? Maybe you would feel very lonely living forever there, but there are other options to experience the sensation of being a lighthouse keeper without saying goodbye to civilization. There are lovely Lighthouse Hotels in Great Britain, Norway and Croatia.   West Usk Lighthouse It was built in 1821 and is over 190 years old, its walls had seen lot of stories and you could...

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How to make the 5 essential Sailing Knots
Jun03

How to make the 5 essential Sailing Knots

This great video shows you how to tie five of the most useful sailing knots: Zeppelin Bend Constrictor Knot Round Turn and Two Half Hitches Rolling Hitch Cleat Hitch We don’t always tie as we should, and this lovely couple teach us with their videos the best knots for every situation. We recommend you to visit their YouTube channel, there you will find more videos about knots! Don’t hesitate to watch the video, you...

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The story behind “Yellow submarine” song
Jun03

The story behind “Yellow submarine” song

The famous song “Yellow submarine” was recorded in 1966 by the Beatles. But what you might don’t know is that initially that song was aimed to children. Its simple lyrics and its catchy melody had made this song the hymn of a generation. In words of Paul McCartney: “Originally, we intended it to be ‘Sparky’ a children’s record. But now it’s the idea of a yellow submarine where all the kids went to have...

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