2014

When it’s January in Germany, all roads lead to Düsseldorf. At least they do if you’re a boat person. You can look over a hundred-foot motoryacht that’s been plucked from the nearby Rhine river, paddle a canoe on an intricately landscaped mock river, cast a fly on an alpine stream, get rescued from an overturned Opti on a manmade lake, outfit yourself in bargain-basement foulweather gear or put a deposit on a new sailboat—all without stepping outdoors and all before your lunchtime bowl of goulash.


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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 in your sailing environment.


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Boatworks

Fridgeless Cruising

by Andy Schell, Posted April 16, 2014

First off, let’s get this straight—we cruise on Arcturus without a fridge by choice, not necessity. Granted, we have limited space on board and a limited budget—both financially and in terms of amp-hours...


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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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SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 15, 2014

Roller-furling extrusions tend to pump in high winds when the weight of the sail has been removed. Here is a wonderfully simple way to correct this problem...


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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