Editor’s note: Our recent article on marine insurance (see “Consequential DamageCoverage,” PS Jan. 2020) prompted many questions from readers regarding insurance for older boats. For answers, we turned to Mark Pellerin of BoatUS Marine Insurance Program (underwrittenby GEICO), who, in addition to answering these questions, offered this updateon changes in its depreciation terms. Depreciation and other policy details can vary greatly, so […]
If you're going to sail you'll be doing some stitching-no two ways about it. That doesn't mean you have to go overboard with sail repair tools. Don't jump into the $100 do-everything kit. Start with a modest kit, adding tools and materials only as your skills grow and projects require them. Chances are, you already have most of what you need in your other supply lockers or tool boxes.