by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014Ronstan’s lightweight Low-Friction Rings can be used as a maintenance-free alternative to conventional blocks in a variety of different heavy high-static load applications, such as lazyjacks, back stays, jib in-haulers and vangs.
by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014Sea 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.
by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014The 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.
by Chris and Anne-Marie Fox, Posted July 2, 2014Is the water potable? How’s the holding? Where’s the nearest chandlery? These are no longer the first questions posed by cruisers arriving in a new port. Nowadays, our first questions revolve around a more crucial topic: the Internet!
by SAIL Editors, Posted April 15, 2014Snaps and zippers are easily overlooked on a boat—until they malfunction. Keep your boat’s snaps and zippers in good working order with Shurhold’s new Snap-Stick protection lubricant and Top-Snapper tool.
by SAIL Editors, Posted April 3, 2014Drainman bilge pumps keep your dinghy or small boat free of water, without requiring any energy.
by SAIL Editors, Posted February 19, 2014For racing sailors, the latest in rig hardware is all about weight savings and performance, while for cruisers it’s also about reliability and ease of use