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Ask SAIL: Disposable Boat

by Don Casey, Posted April 10, 2014

 My partner has a 26-foot sailboat that has been neglected over the years. I have been tracking sale prices of boats this size, and everyone tells me it is a challenge selling a boat like this now...


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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 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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