THE WHITE HAT MARINE SURVEYING BLOG

The musings of a Marine Surveyor in Devon after a decade of surveying boats in the UK and Europe.

Sacrificial Boat Anodes – A Waste of Money?

Sacrificial anodes are something every boat owner should be aware of, yet not every boat owner will need them. The principle is quite simple; the material that your boat is made of and the environment in which you keep it has the propensity to cause serious metal loss...

Cleaning Your Bottom

It continues to amaze me that there are still yards operating on the canal network who do not, as a matter of policy, routinely clean and paint the bottom plate of narrowboats during periodic blacking. Several reasons are often given such as “it will only rub off”,...