Emirates Team New Zealand Defender, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Though pulling off an event like the America’s Cup during a global pandemic was never going to be easy, the Kiwis also (inevitably?) found themselves having to contend with the latest in the long line of ...read more
CETOL SKIN I used Sikkens Cetol on the bare wood on my Catalina 30, Morning Dew IV. The can was compromised over the spring, and I put the balance in a 16oz clean glass mayo jar. Last spring when I went to use it, a skin had formed over the top of the liquid, so I just cut the ...read more
The following story is part of SAIL magazine’s recent 50th-anniversary coverage. For more, click here. I cannot say I have been reading SAIL magazine since the very beginning, but I come pretty darned close. Sometime around 1974, when I was in high school, I began buying it ...read more
Presented by VETUS MAXWELL Got a tip? Send it to email@example.com Steer into the Seas Any sailor’s natural mindset is to steer straight along the shortest distance between two points. In heavy beam seas, though, this can be uncomfortable or even dangerous. When the ...read more
In this video, West System Epoxies’ Ben Gougeon takes a look at some of the basic properties of marine-grade epoxy, as well as what it’s capable of and the different kinds of materials it can be used with: whether it’s in the context of a minor repair or an entire boatbuilding project.