20 Miles Around...Charleston, SC

by Sail Staff, Posted October 19, 2007
The city of Charleston, with its antebellum and Civil War attractions, stunning old mansions, and excellent restaurants, is a haven for history buffs and foodies alike. And within 20 miles of the city are the quiet beaches and anchorages of the barrier islands. Sailors can venture into the open waters of the Atlantic or sail the vast expanse of marsh, creeks, and rivers to visit quiet beaches and
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Electronics+Navigations

Marinco Cordset Adapter

by Mark Corke, Posted October 19, 2007
This product, made by Marinco (www.marinco.com), was sent to SAIL recently, and after looking it over, we wonder why no one has thought of it before. Basically it’s a right-angle cord adaptor for plugging in a shore-power cord to the boat. The right-angle version is more streamlined than the usual straight plug, it looks neater, and there is far less chance of
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Racing By David Schmidt

On October 4–6, a quiet, invitation-only regatta-within-a-regatta was held in New York City during the Panerai New York Classic Week aboard the world’s only W-Class yachts— two beautiful 76-footers (“Wild Horses” and “White Wings”) that were designed in 1997 by Joel White. The boats, which are owned by Donald Tofias of Newport, Rhode Island, represent a different


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Boatworks Sanding and polishing bright work is never easy, especially if there are details in the woodwork itself. Black & Decker’s new Zone-Touch Mouse makes sanding and polishing easier, as this innovative product can accept multiple finger detail attachments via the unit’s Velcro bottom. Simply select the attachment that best fits the bit of detail work that you need to sand or polish, attach the
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Books+Media

Footloose Tunes: A review of Barefoot Davis’ CD

by Sail Staff, Posted October 18, 2007
By David Schmidt

It’s not often that sailors also make their marks as musicians, but Caribbean local Davis Murray has achieved this feat with the release of his pre-release demo CD, Barefoot Davis (ISW Records). The album, which Murray self-describes as “country Caribbean” has obvious influences including Bob Marley and Jimmy Buffet, but with plenty of originality and true


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