West System marine-grade epoxy provides an effective means of installing cleats, blocks, tracks or any other kind of hardware into a deck without compromising its watertight integrity. In this video, tech advisor and veteran boatbuilder Greg Bull goes through the steps of installing a new cleat in the foredeck of the tech center’s J/22 project boat. For additional information or to contact the tech center directly, click here.
Best Boats 2019
Some years ago, the book Aak to Zumbra catalogued—and celebrated—the incredible diversity of watercraft that has evolved over the centuries, a diversity that remains evident to this day in the 11 winners comprising the “Class of 2019” in SAIL’s Best Boats contest. Indeed, it ...read more