Boatworks

North Sails Clothing Line

by Adam Cort, Posted June 27, 2013

Now North Sails is offering a limited edition “collection,” which is as fashionable as it is functional, and includes everything from windbreakers and sweat-wicking “tech shirts” to button-down dress shirts, towels and cashmere hoodies.


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Walker Bay, the same company that brought the sailing world its now ubiquitous injection-molded dinghies, has introduced a redesgined version of what it calls a “boat in a bag.”


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A Valiant Effort

by Peter Nielsen, Posted June 26, 2013

As someone who typically has two or three boat projects either on the go or in the planning stages, I’m well aware of how easy it is to bite off more than I can easily chew. My only rule is that no project must impede the boat’s primary purpose—to be sailed.


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Nav Station Makeover

by Peter Nielsen, Posted June 26, 2013

Having had so much fun upgrading the systems on our project Norlin 34, it came as something of a shock to realize that after installing a windlass, propane system, new winches, new portlights and new genoa sheet tracks in the space of three years, I had run out of things to do.


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One of the most versatile of panel materials, plywood is used for everything from sheathing houses to building boats. It’s not a new concept; laminated wood was used in ancient Egypt and China and commonly in seventeenth-century European furniture.


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