Editorial

December 2006 Issue

By Darrell Nicholson, Editor

Rhumb Lines - Clipped on for the ride of our lives

If you had any doubts how serious we are about testing equipment here at Practical Sailor, check out the story on safety harnesses, beginning on page 24.

To our good fortune, Skip Allan, a noted TransPac veteran whose many sailing accolades date back to the early 1960s, oversaw the project. Shortly after the first batch of harnesses arrived at his home in Capitola, Calif., Allan, assisted by photographer-sailor Sherry McKillop, was hurling himself off the side…

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