Last month, in part one of this report on portable weather routing options, I described why I selected Iridium Go to help guide my weather routing during deliveries (see “Getting Weather Data at Sea,” April 2020). Because I am a delivery skipper, portability was a priority. This might not be a priority for most sailors, […]
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.