Frank Rijkers

Frank Rijkers has been living the dream by building his own sailing yacht and cruising the oceans around the world. With this experience in mind he reviews lifting equipment for sailing and motor yachts to help enhance your boating fun at

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Recreation Forespar Nova Davits – The Dinghy Davit | Posted on 2012-10-21 00:19:08 A stylish designed pair of forespar nova davits fixed to the stern of your sailing or motor yacht makes stowing the dinghy a simple chore With the wind howling and the r... Read more.. 204
Recreation The Forespar Nova Lift With Winch – An Easy Hoist | Posted on 2012-10-27 19:19:54 The harsh realty is that in most parts of the world today you have to be aware that your gear might get stolen if it is not safely secured The forespar lift with winch is... Read more.. 187
Sports Forespar Nova Lift – Simple Hoisting Equipment | Posted on 2012-10-27 21:33:29 Using a forespar nova lift will probably have helped prevent a boating injury that may result in ending a perfect holiday, as you rush off for treatment and end up waitin... Read more.. 241
Recreation 10 Good Reasons to Install a Lift Or Davits on Sailing and Motor Yachts | Posted on 2012-11-04 07:16:23 Here are some good reasons to get yourself a lifting device for your yacht Keep life simple on the water... Read more.. 189
Sports 5 Ways of Accidentally Falling Over Board | Posted on 2012-11-08 22:46:30 Many people out boating never consider how easy it is to go overboard until they unexpectedly find themselves in the water Some C... Read more.. 191
Sports Harnesses and Tethers Safety Study - Tested Safety Gear | Posted on 2012-11-10 21:22:54 Harnesses and Tethers Safety Study The revised version of The Sailing Foundation Harness and Tether Study conducted in 1998 with major funding provided by a non profit o... Read more.. 173
Sports My Ideal Yacht Harness and Tether – Giving You Confidence Out on Deck | Posted on 2012-11-11 23:53:30 Since you are placing your total trust in these safety products, they had better be the best When the boat is pounding through large waves and the resulting green water s... Read more.. 156
Advice Work on Yachts Or Super Yachts - 5 Things You Need to Do | Posted on 2012-11-29 07:07:33 Many of us dream of one day travelling the world or working as crew on charter yacht So what do you need to do you get offered a position that will make you a valuable me... Read more.. 173
Recreation How to Get Mentally Tough For Your World Yacht Cruise | Posted on 2012-11-29 08:26:27 You have worked very hard to be able finally own your yacht and prepare her for the round the world cruise you have always dreamed of For some it is the culmination of a ... Read more.. 173
Travel First Time Yacht Charter - 5 Options to Consider | Posted on 2012-12-01 08:21:08 Where to start- choices If you are new to the chartering game you will be wondering where to start and what to look for The most obvious place today will be to Google it... Read more.. 219
Recreation Going Sailing? – Best Sailing Books | Posted on 2012-12-01 08:34:07 I have selected some great sailing books that we have in our boats library You must not go to sea without some of these books... Read more.. 204
Sports 5 Points To Consider Before Buying An Electric Trolling Motor | Posted on 2012-12-04 03:43:46 How on earth do you make a decision on which trolling motor to buy when there is such a huge veriaty to choose from Whether you need one for your kayack or a 20 ft tourna... Read more.. 192
Recreation 5 Advantages and 4 Disadvantages Owning a Trolling Motor - Searching For Total Stealth | Posted on 2012-12-04 11:51:08 Owning your first trolling motor The design and manufacture of the modern electric trolling motors that are available in the market place today using the latest electron... Read more.. 206
Recreation Get Beter Fishing Results - 8 Tips Helping You to Catch More Fish | Posted on 2012-12-04 23:37:26 Get Beter Fishing Results - 8 Tips If you want to do some serious fishing and get results, then like everything else in life good preperation is the only way The better ... Read more.. 237
Sports 5 Guides and Fishing Books For Pros and Beginners - Get Hooked | Posted on 2012-12-05 21:21:31 Got the boat, got the electric trolling motor, now it's time to learn how to catch those crafty fish There are some great fishing books available to get you started on th... Read more.. 190
Leadership 7 Attributes of a Charter Sailboat/Motor Yacht Captain - Stay Cool No Matter What | Posted on 2012-12-08 10:32:42 So you are thinking of becoming a charter boat captain, but do you possess the temperament to be successful Now that you have qualified for your captain’s ticket i... Read more.. 337
Recreation Wireless GPS Fishing - Catch Fish While Using a Remote | Posted on 2012-12-08 12:39:57 Fishing while controlling your boat with a Gps wireless remote is the modern way of catching lots of fish when using an electric trolling motor These i pilots have been a... Read more.. 252
Recreation Electric Trolling Motors Maintenance – 8 Quick Checks | Posted on 2012-12-11 11:59:00 Today’s modern electric trolling motors are designed so that they require little maintenance There are a few precautions you should take to make sure that it won't... Read more.. 264
Recreation The Language of Bass Fishing - Words and Meanings | Posted on 2012-12-12 07:35:37 Every sport has its own slang language and bass fishermen are no exception If you want to be accepted and become one of the boys or girls when participating in the beauti... Read more.. 233
Pets 6 Car Training Tips For You Dog | Posted on 2013-02-08 13:54:19 Preparing Your Dog For Car Trips For many dog owners, a car trip's no fun without their beloved pet Traveling can be stressful though, for owners and the dog if you don'... Read more.. 208
Pets 5 Important Tools For Dog Training | Posted on 2013-02-11 15:08:10 Aids Needed To Train Your Dog When it comes to dog training, the proper tools can make all the difference While going to your local pet supply store can be overwhelming,... Read more.. 242