The ideal pressure for a dinghy

What’s the ideal pressure for a dinghy?   We recently spoke about why my dinghy deflates by itself so thanks for some of our reader today we’ll face another important lesson: what pressure to keep on a dinghy?   First important thing to understand is that dinghies AT SEA are different to TENDER ONBOARD or rhibs…

Why my dinghy deflates by itself?

Why my dinghy deflates by itself?   Maybe you noticed that even in full summer at night the air pressure in your dinghy goes lower. But WHY?! It is called CHARLE’S LAW (or law of volumes). Jacques Charles has studied this phenomena back in late 1700 and noticed a direct relation between temperature and gas…

Engine stop, what to do?

Why my engine doesn’t start?   One of most struggling moments in boating is when you are out at sea and you cannot turn the engine on anymore. Frustration after trying and trying grows and we all somehow panicked… But what happens? Why the outboard suddenly stops? And why doesn’t turn on anymore? Here you…

NMEA2000: which are the advantages?

NMEA2000: which are the advantages?   NMEA2000 is a communication protocol used in the marine environment characterised by an open architecture. Precisely this peculiarity guarantees complete and fast interoperability between engines, sensors and instruments as never before possible. We are not talking, therefore, of a company or a product, but of a solution that serves…

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Tube diameter: better big or small?

Tube diameter: better big or small?   The diameter of the tubes is generally functional to the size of the boat. If the dinghy has a tubular section that is too small it becomes a boat, while if it is too large it becomes a balloon. The dimensional range usually fluctuates from a minimum of…

OUTBOARD or STERNDRIVE?

Better an OUTBOARD or a STERNDRIVE?   This post is done thanks to a client who has been for different reasons trying to put a small inboard 2 strokes diesel as old as Jesus on a dinghy… Noel this is for you 😉 Let’s begin in saying that this is a question which remains for…

Better a boat or a rhib?

Better a boat or a rhib?   One of the questions which I am mostly asked is “Dan, what would you choose a boat or a rhib?” Now, I’m quite inclined to show rhibs I have for sale (?), but I speak to my clients as I speak to my friends as I care to…

RHIB as a charter investment

RHIB as a charter investment   Can buying a boat be a profitable investment? Absolutely yes! Thanks to the Big D® Charter Management Program you will be able to buy a boat that will generate profits thanks to the day charter. With and without skipper.   RHIB charters Boat charters in Malta is one of the best investment…