Beyond the Horizon Insights into Long Distance Cruising Adventures March 9 – ...On February 12, 2018 / By Blue Water Sailing
The all-new ATN MastClimber is the only singlehanded bosun’s chair that allows you to work on your mast from the deck level to the masthead ALONE. You do not need a partner to hoist you aloft. Instead you use advanced mountain-climbing technology to simply climb a halyard or static line. Plus, it is the only bosun’s chair that allows you to work ABOVE the masthead without leaving the chair. Made of heavy webbing and using the most modern ascenders, the MastClimber makes checking your rigging and making repairs aloft easier and safer than ever before.
Emergency MedEvac from Guatemala Has a Happy Ending
For nearly 5 years, Larry and Ann Marie lived their dream, sailing the Caribbean islands aboard their 44-foot Island Packet. Their newest destination was the popular harbor along the Rio Dulce River near Livingston, Guatemala. As Larry positioned the vessel just past the sandbar at the mouth of the Rio Dulce, he experienced the sudden onset of a severe headache, the color draining from his face. He suddenly couldn’t focus on his compass and quickly lost consciousness, leaving Ann-Marie to get them into port. She signaled the closest available help — a local man in a motorized dugout canoe…
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