Do we have a technique to minimize the impact of high waves on the structure of our catamaran?
Do you love smoked salmon? Here is an easy way to combine it with rice, cucumber and cream cheese to make an easy light lunch or snack.
Information for sailors on how to sail around low pressure systems
Today has been an awesome day with lots of activity so at 4 pm now I am getting hungry!
So I am looking for an afternoon appetizer… Ok l am looking into my fridge and I see zucchini and cheese. That’s it I can make zucchini tots! It is a sunny day so I can cook this in my ninja Air fryer without having to use fuel!
We are having some warm rainy weather here so the zucchini are growing fast! Can you identify with having too many zucchini? Well here is a lovely way to dress them up into a fancy affordable appetizer. Ready in 25 mins for those friends who are turning up for sun downers unannounced!
It’s the season for corn! So I made these corn ribs and friends, even fussy friends have become huge fans!
What do you do with 20 ripe avocado part 1…
It is always difficult to use a whole red cabbage whilst fresh, so one way of making sure you do not waste anything of this beautiful vegetable is by making it pickled.
Pickled red cabbage is a great treat to put in a French baguette stick or hotdog roll with a vegan or vegetarian sausage. I recycle jars used for jalapenos or gherkins and in doing so, you help the environment too.
What do you do with one left over wrap, a green capsicum, an onion, a tomato, a green chili,a handful of spinach, some feta and 4 eggs?
This recipe marries the sweet taste of pumpkin with the citrus flavour of sumac and the earthiness of roasted coriander and cumin seeds. Great as a warming side dish or as salad with crusty bread.
Have you noticed how much things cost these days? Even with careful shopping, it seems everything is more expensive. But you can make this delicious brunch for about AU$3.00. It feeds 1 hungry sailor and is ready in about 20 minutes.
Have you looked at the sugar content of granola? Wow! Same with dehydrated fruits, even when organic. So much added sugar! Something that is often portrayed to be healthy can only be partially so if it contains all that sugar and fat…So I started out to do my own!
Vegan low cost food suitable for diabetics cooked in a thermal cooker and boat oven
March Pump – Conversion – The issues after everyday use for a decade.
Onion bhajis are one of Brent’s favourite snacks and are super easy to make. Add to this, that you can easily store the ingredients on a boat and it becomes your go to snack when stores are running low.
Looking for a healthy boat lunch? Fresh spinach and cashew pesto in a wholemeal roll with a tasty salad fits the bill!
What do you cook on a boat whilst in remote places with little access to shops and your captain is addicted to fast foods and is now diabetic.
We get often ask what we think of the issues surrounding bulkhead failures on lagoon catamarans. Well here is Brent’s two cents worth for those people not using social media.
How to extend a catamaran to improve safety, have more flotation and better overall performance.
We were advised by our doctor to try eating vegan to lower glucose and cholesterol levels in the blood. Here is one of the recipes Brent enjoyed!
How to make a tasty vegan snack for sundowners.
This blog is a retrospective look at the 2019 Wonderful Sail 2 Indonesia Rally.
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