In this video, West System Epoxies’ tech advisor Don Gutzmer takes a look at some of the tools and techniques that have been developed over the years to not only make it that much easier to use marine-grade epoxy, but minimize waste and help ensure each project is a success.
In planning for the upcoming 2016 Pacific Cup—a race that takes sailors from San Francisco to Oahu, Hawaii—I was interested in tools for predicting the optimal route. Depending on the location of the Pacific high-pressure system and El Niño, sailing the rhumb line may not be ...read more
The chances are that if something can go wrong, it will. With this in mind, carrying a few spares with which to effect running repairs is a good idea. A bosun’s box or ditty bag will keep all these items clean dry and in the same place so that if you need a spare shackle at ...read more