Boatworks

When I have guests aboard for a weekend my autopilot just can’t keep a straight course. With any seas, it continuously ...


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I have two 6-gallon gas tanks on my 25-foot O’Day, but when the motor quits and I have to switch tanks, there is still about 1 1/2 gallons left in the “empty” tank...


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I have a Code Zero-type headsail with a torque-rope luff I’ve been flying with a continuous-line furler on my 40-foot cutter


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When the going gets tough is when it’s most fun to steer


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Hand–Tailored Sail Repair

by Rudy and Jill Sechez, Posted April 9, 2014

Seamanship: “All of the arts and skills of boathandling, ranging from maintenance and repairs, to piloting, sail handling, marlinspike work, rigging and all aspects of boat operation.”


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