Andy's a big fan of Dux high modulus rope standing rigging. He takes a look at what Dux is and some really interesting uses for it. Chapter will be complimentary for two days only.
Lots of laying-up tips in this one. Stuff that can save you a bunch of time and aggravation. Complimentary Post
There is a massive denial of service hacker attack going on today that's taken down some of the largest sites on the internet including PayPal, the company that processes our membership transactions. So if you tried to join today or change some part of your member account with us, you probably got some frustrating weird stuff [...]
Just what is a "commercial" or "continuous" duty rating on an engine, and should I get that?
Matt starts with the reason that these ratings exist, and then moves on to how to select the correct engine duty rating for a displacement boat.
Considering a cockpit enclosure? Building one that a real sailor can love takes a deep fixation on getting the details right.
More developments on the tragedy, but John still thinks that the most important point is being missed. Complimentary Post
"Morgan's Cloud" with a cockpit enclosure? Can it be true? Yes it is, and here's the why and the how. This will help you decide if you want one too. Chapter will be complimentary for two days only.
A short video, very short. Complimentary Post
This week, John's thinking about laying up. Complimentary Post
Guests onboard "Sila" have been surprised by just how good the food is. Molly shares tips for safe food storage and tasty meal preparation without refrigeration.
John's got a creative itch to scratch. Here is the first of a new type of post. Complimentary Post
Just three years ago I thought I really understood Person Overboard (POB) Prevention. And then I found out how many of my cherished ideas about what would keep me and my crew safe were just plain wrong. Here are 20 things I have since learned that could save your life. Complimentary Post
Molly shares lessons she learned about provisioning while sailing over 36,000 miles over three years, from Europe, around South America, back to Europe and home to New England.
In the last chapter, I specified the perfect offshore voyaging boat anchor roller and how existing rollers can be improved. But what happens if we need to scrap the piece of junk the builder saddled us with and start over?
Also, are there any benefits to having two rollers? And, if so, how should they be designed to work well together?
After dealing with a pesky health issue, John and Phyllis finally get out cruising at the end of August. Complimentary Post