Sails, Rigging & Deck Gear

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  • DIY Rigging Hacks
     Subscribers OnlyOver the years we’ve owned Josepheline, our 38-foot Lightwave catamaran, we’ve figured out a few simple...
  • Mooring’s Soft Side
     Subscribers OnlyEvery decade or so, local sailing clubs go through a re-evaluation of their mooring fields, looking for ways to...
  • Testing Top-down Furlers
     Subscribers OnlyTop-down furlers have proven to be a legitimate means of taking the drama out of spinnaker setting and dousing, and...
  • Reader Experiences with Top-down Furlers
     Subscribers OnlyFollowing the publication of Part 1 of this report, we heard from several readers about their experiences with...
  • Spinnaker Furlers
     Subscribers OnlyThe first in a two-part series, this article takes a look at the latest furling systems for nylon and other...
  • Boom Furler Test is Overdue

    I was re-reading your review of in-boom furlers (PS,

  • Mantus Anchor-chain Hook
     Subscribers OnlyPractical Sailor recently looked at various ways to take the load off the windlass and roller by means of a short...

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