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Giving Bugs the Big Goodbye

 Subscribers OnlyWe’re not naturally bug phobic, but when they eat our food, clothes, or boat, something needs to be done. Since...

Sails and Summer Projects

While most of us are—hopefully—out sailing this summer, we know that many sailors are busy with system...

Shedding Weight on Sailboats

 Subscribers OnlyBalsa and rigid foam cores. Aluminum, magnesium, and titanium alloys. Epoxy resins. Unidirectional glass, carbon...

The Sailor’s Boot Dryer

 Subscribers OnlyI like the outdoors. I sail year-round, and I can endure as much heat and cold as my passions demand. But whether it...

Seacocks for Thin Hulls

 Subscribers OnlyA proper below-the-water line sea cock consists of three parts: the outside portion or mushroom, which threads into...

Mailport: Dustless Sanding

Regarding your recent Waypoints article about making your own dustless sander (see “Dustless Sander, PS April...

Heat-Seal Connectors

 Subscribers OnlyA typical cruising boat has thousands of electrical connections. The consequence of failure range from a light that...