This article looks at the different types of diesel available in Indonesia and explores environmental issues related to fuel composition and fuel additives.
Is it true that bananas bring bad luck on board?
This blog is intended for sailors interested in sailing from Australia to Indonesia and goes through the process as experienced by Catamaran Impi.
Just yesterday we had this question from a new boat owner who purchased a second hand Lagoon catamaran. It is a tough question because so many people differ in opinion, but we have found many folks who think they are paying less per year suddenly hit a wall where everything goes wrong.
Why install additional clutches? How does one install a new clutch?How much does it cost to install extra clutches?What can go wrong with these clutches?
Many people sailing the coast of Australia have asked us about sailing offshore and how difficult it really is, what to expect in destination countries and how to manage when something goes wrong or breaks down.
1 year on Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries on Impi, a revolution in lifestyle.
An in depth discussion about the set up on Impi with Jack Peters, Outback Marine
Cooking on board Impi in Indonesia
Easy, low cost recipes suitable for diabetics
Indonesian style roast chicken with sambal and green mango salad
For many people Australia has a sense of magic, due to its distance, its unusual landscapes and animals. It is therefore not surprising that our first experience of sailing on a charter catamaran in the Whitsundays blew our mind. Little did we know that ten years later we would arrive on our own catamaran for the third time in this amazing country.