With so many conveniences aboard the modern cruising boat, it’s easy to forget that the bare essentials required to get us from here to there are so few—the hull, the rig, the sails, and the rudder. And with the rudder, of course we include the steering system that allows some control. Unlike the hull, the […]
About this time of year, sailors creeping southward are either accelerating their migration or looking for inexpensive ways to warm the cabin. You don't have to install an expensive, built-in heating system just to get you south of the Mason-Dixon line, but when opting for one of the less-expensive options, you do have to use commonsense.