Caution Aloft Regarding your recent “PS Advisor” on going aloft (see PS July 2020, “Simple Tricks on Going Aloft”), I don’t go aloft without a “marriage saver” headset. A reassuring quiet conversation is much safer and more efficient than shouting into the wind, but maybe not quite as entertaining to the neighbors. Our headsets are […]
A salty Kiwi named Ross Norgrove once said that the most important tool for the owner of a wooden yawl adorned with a bowsprit is a sharp ax. To some degree, his witty comment holds true for contemporary sailors contemplating a mini-bowsprit.