It’s one thing to see a high-priced Moth or crazy-powerful AC72 catamaran take flight. But when a Laser gets airborne, you know foiling has truly gone mainstream. The technology that makes this possible consists of a foiling rudder and daggerboard that can be easily swapped out for a boat’s existing blades. Years in the making, the conversion kit is the brainchild of Australia’s Performance Sailcraft (lasersailing.com.au) and is now available for shipment worldwide.
Know How: Cleaning Stainless
Without a doubt, the best way to “clean” stainless steel parts is to have them electropolished. Electropolishing is an electrochemical process that cleans the stainless and removes any surface iron particles, leaving a shiny and far more rust-resistant surface. The downsides of ...read more