Boatworks

Sea Shield Marine’s new SALCA (sacrificial anode line cutter assembly) solves two problems in one: corrosion and line entanglement. Available in both zinc and aluminum, the SALCA has a stainless steel cutting edge that slices through errant lines while protecting your propeller shaft and other metal parts from galvanic degradation.


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Boatworks

WinchRite ABT Electric Winch

by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014

The WinchRite ABT (Advanced Brushless Technology) is an improved version of the battery-operated winch handle that has already been sparing sailors’ arms for a number of years.


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Boatworks

Installing shore power on a cruising boat is an easy and relatively inexpensive project, as long as you have basic DIY skills, can read a manual and are realistic about your needs. If you’re just planning to live aboard your boat in a marina and want to run appliances like a heater, a fan, a TV and a blender (hey—why not?), then you can get by with a simple installation that will set you back just a few hundred bucks if you do the work yourself. 

 

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Apparel + Accessories

Racing Cloths from Gill

by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014

Gill’s latest clothing builds on the Race Collection the company introduced in 2010, with even lighter, more high-tech fabrics to promote flexibility and comfort afloat.


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ARC

All the sailors who participated in the World Cruising Club’s (WCC) 2014 DelMarVa Rally this past June had one goal in common: start small, build big. At least that’s what Mark Johnson, skipper of Aisling, told me at the prize-giving ceremony afterward. 


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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