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Are You Ready to Kludge Your Way Home?

The first use of the word kludge is attributed to Jackson W. Granholm in 1962, describing...

Downsizer’s Dream

As I enter retirement, my interests are changing. My obsession with serious mountaineering and technical rock...

Taking Our Test Anchors Out for a Wiggle-walk

First, we established baseline holding capacities for the 2-pound anchors by pull testing each anchor after...

Deep Anchors Stay Put in Moderate Yawing

Setting history matters. If the anchor is deeply set, a good portion of the rode is...

Fad or Function? Fathead Sails Offer A Little of Both

Full-length battens create a compression load on the luff end, requiring ball bearing luff car system...

Annapolis Spring Boat Show Features Great Courses for Cruising Sailors

  Spring is a busy time for the cruising sailor, and it's also a good time to sharpen your skills. Sailors moored in the Annapolis...