When we purposely destroyed a few boathooks during testing I saw an opportunity to make a new tiller extension for my outboard (see PS November 2016 “The Blow-by-blow Boathook Test”). I first tried this trick it was for the 18 hp Nissan on my Stiletto 27. This time it was for the 3.5 hp Mercury […]
Be aware that a less-experienced sailors report of a great anchorage with plenty of depth, or statements like We ran aground here! don't do you much good if they fail to include basic info such as their boat's draft, state of the tide, etc. Other sailors' facility reviews should also be taken with a grain of salt. For example: The dockmaster hates Algerian Snaggle-tooth Poodles (like our Fluffy), so were never coming back, and you shouldnt either!