At present, the masks that are certified to provide reliable protection against COVID-19 (minimum rating N95) are in short supply, so we have to buy or make our own untested mask. Here are some tips I have based on my years of work in environments that require respirators. The Center for Disease Control also offers […]
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.