One characteristic shared by virtually all tropical cruising boats is some form of deck awning. These vary in quality and design from an old...
In New Zealand at last, Nick Nicholson itemizes a long list of maintenance and repair jobs for Calypso.
That Slippery Shock CordCan you recommend a knot to be used successfully with shock cord? Marv SannesSalem, OregonShock cord is tough to tie. It...
Part II of the Sailing Foundation's tests of harnesses and tethers finds an astonishing 47% failure rate.
Following our three-part series on life rafts, we now briefly examine five inshore rescue platforms from Survival Products, Switlik and Winslow.
Calypso dumps her old sails for a new suit from North, and what a difference it makes!
A follow-up to our three-part series evaluates PU, PVC and various rubber fabrics.
Taking bad weather bow-to or stern-to is a fundamental quandary. Much depends on your boat. Then you have to decide which sea anchor or drogue to buy. We sort through the decision tree.