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TNT 27th April2021 @ 20:00 HOURS ~ Boat Maintenance – A Philosophy.

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Firstly welcome to our next Tuesday Night Talk (TNT!) The TNT’s commenced 06th October 2020 over the autumn and winter. Please log in early to check your connection and chat with like minded friends, new and old alike. Please remember that John will open Zoom at 19:30 hrs for member chat and audio tests. The talks will commence at the new time of 20:00hrs

John Leahy
Hon Sec., CAI

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Hon Sec CAI


This talk begins in……..


Boat Maintenance – A Philosophy.

Presented by Bob Foley, CAI

Bob is a member of the CAI and also a Licensed Aircraft Engineer with 15 years on-the-tools experience in commercial and general aviation. He is an experienced sailor who has refit a number of boats large and small in his time. He will be talking about principles of aircraft maintenance and how they can be applied to boat maintenance and ownership.


On the Water


He will cover subjects such as

  • Safety
  • Efficiency
  • Prioritisation
  • Best practice
  • How to approach a refit/overhaul
  • Why a towel is one of the best tools to have on board

– And much more…

He will be available for questions on all aspects of boat and aircraft maintenance afterwards.

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