Sad passing of Akhona – co-builder of Luckyfish

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Today with sadness I post this tribute from Dan Hardwicke in South Africa, the builder of Luckyfish, to his co-worker Akhona Bayana, who has sadly passed away. He fought a lifelong battle with illness finally succumbing to TB. Reading this, one can see Dan was surrogate family for Akhona and so to Dan I extend our sympathies for losing a …

Practical Sailor – Sanctuary in a world gone mad

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Greg King, Publisher of Practical Sailor, really rang my bells this morning with this gem of “Pressure-selling”. Although, it would be wrong to lump his piercing piece of pen-craft in with the marketing drivel normally associated with the term. In this instance, he is merely stating a lot of long overdue truths. Take this for example: ” Historically, the sailing …