Boatworks

Eco-friendly Antifouling

by Adam Cort, Posted April 17, 2014

Find the eco-friendly antifoul to best repel shells, slime and critters from attaching themselves to the hull. We'll give the pros and cons to help you choose which one will work best for your boat.


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Cruising Grounds

Great Inagua Island

by Ellen Massey Leonard, Posted April 15, 2014

 

Despite its accessible location in the northwestern Caribbean, Great Inagua, the southernmost island of the Bahamas, feels distant and isolated. Morton Salt Company owns about half of the land, and employs most of the inhabitants of Matthew Town, the island’s lone village. The other half of Great Inagua is a national park centered around Lake Windsor.



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Racing News

On his way to a new “Discovery Route” record this past January aboard the 105-foot maxi trimaran Banque Populaire VII, French solo sailor Armel Le Cléac’h also set a new solo 24-hour distance record of 682 nautical miles.


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Cruising News

A stormy Bay of Biscay, equally lousy weather in the trades, a broken autopilot and damaged steering: none of this was enough to stop Austrian sailor Harald Sedlacek, who arrived at Palm Beach, Florida, on April 13 aboard...


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Boatworks

Just like life ashore, the modern cruising life comes with its share of encumbrances, a.k.a. essentials. Navigation and communications devices have antennas that must be placed somewhere...


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