Tow or Salvage?

If your disabled boat requires assistance, you’d better know the difference, because the consequences can cost you big bucks.

Lightweight RIBs: Apex, Aria, Zodiac

Over the past few decades, inflatable boats have largely taken over the role of tenders for bigger boats. Originally, the appeal seems to have been stowability—boats, no matter how large, never seem to have space to spare, and a tender that can be deflated and stowed in a lazarette has undeniable appeal.

The Ins and Outs of Aftermarket Bowsprits for Light-air Sails

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.