Boatworks

Can a forward-looking sonar effectively spot floating deadheads ahead in the water when cruising in the Pacific Northwest?


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Boatworks

Ask Sail: Reusing Old Bolts

by Don Casey, Posted August 6, 2014

I am replacing the rubrails on my 26-year-old Pearson. I have removed the many bolts that hold the rub rail to the deck and the deck to the hull. They do not


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Boat Reviews

Beneteau Oceanis 55

by Adam Cort, Posted August 6, 2014

 

Boat Review: Beneteau Oceanis 55. Could a design this stylish and comfortable also be a good sea boat?


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Boat News

Aboard the Charles W. Morgan, 173 Years Later

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted August 5, 2014

In July 2014 when the Charles W. Morgan lowered her whaleboats onto rippling blue waters for the first time in nearly a century, her crew wasn’t hunting whales for profit, but instead unearthing her own historic past during her 38th voyage.


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Boatworks

Ask Sail: Staysail Loads

by Win Fowler, Posted August 5, 2014

I would like to add an inner forestay to my Hughes Columbia 40. The sail for this is 350 square feet. What safe working load would I need for an exit block for the mast as well as jib tracks and leads?


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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