Frequently Asked Questions

Are Back Issues available to purchase?
Extra copies are printed of each issue. Those copies are available for as long as supplies last. Price is $7.50 per copy (plus $2 shipping and handling per order).

To order send check or money order to: Practical Sailor, P.O. Box 5656, Norwalk, CT 06854

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It may be confusing to receive a bill before your first issue. Because our publications are mailed via Periodicals Postage (formerly Second Class postage) and our statements are mailed via First Class Postage, sometimes the statements arrive before the first issue. If you choose to pay for your subscription with this first statement, please be reassured by our money-back guarantee.

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We do not share email addresses or telephone numbers with other organizations. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

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How do I contact the Editorial Department?
Practical Sailor
Editorial Office
7820 S Holiday Dr.
Suite 315
Sarasota, FL 34231
Email Editor

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What is the Subscription Department address?
Practical Sailor
P.O. Box 8535
Big Sandy, TX 75755-8535

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Inside Practical Sailor Blog

Finding the Right Mix of AntiFreeze

by By Darrell Nicholson with Drew Frye on July 23, 2014

While the polar vortex was pummeling the northern states last winter (ahhh, remember those days?), Practical Sailor contributor Drew Frye was knee deep in glycol antifreeze and engine coolants. One of the test's most important findings was that how you use antifreeze is as important as what product you use. The only sure way to know how effective your antifreeze will be this winter is to measure the glycol as it comes out the other end of the plumbing. There are a couple ways to do this.

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