Boatworks

Marine Plywood: The Boatbuilder's Friend

by Sail Staff, Posted June 25, 2007
Why every boatowner should learn to love plywood By Mark Corke

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One of the most versatile of panel materials, plywood is used for everything from sheathing houses to building boats. It’s not a new concept; laminated wood was used in ancient Egypt and China and


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Race 2, Match 32, the America's Cup

by Sail Staff, Posted June 24, 2007
Despite statistics indicating a 9.8-knot average around the course for Emirates Team New Zealand, versus a 9.9-knot average for Alinghi, the Kiwi team on Sunday took Race 2 and tied the America's Cup 1-1. Here's the report from America's Cup Media.

Valencia, 24 June, 2007 - Emirates Team New Zealand came from behind to beat Alinghi on Sunday afternoon, squaring the score in the 32nd


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The Cup, the Cup, the America's Cup

by Sail Staff, Posted June 20, 2007
THE 32ND DEFENSE OF THE AMERICA'S CUP
Alinghi The DefenderLa Socit Nautique de Genve
Emirates Team New Zealand The Challenger
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Best of nine: First to win five races takes the CupRace One: Saturday, June 23
First gun: 1450 local time; enter the box at 1455

By


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Weatherly

by Sail Staff, Posted June 16, 2007
If you love historic boats and like to keep an eye on the weather, Majestic Weathervanes’s line of high-end rooftop accoutrements is worth a look. Built of aluminum and steel, each weathervane is an exact replica of a historic vessel, built to its original blueprints. These models-cum-vanes are designed to withstand anything short of an asteroid hit; one vane dropped from a height of 20 feet, was
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Chill Zone

by Sail Staff, Posted June 16, 2007
One of the great pleasures of cruising is enjoying a glass of fine wine aboard. Keeping the bottles at a constant temperature and humidity level and protecting them from damaging UV rays and bottle-breaking vibrations isn’t easy. U-Line Corporation’s 1115WC Wine Captain provides a triple-temperature-zone system that keeps red, white, and sparkling wines at their various optimum temperatures via a
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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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