The Sailor’s Nine

Some not so obvious choices for the cruising sailor  (published November 2016) BEAT MOLD WHERE IT STARTS Mold and sailboats go together, and everyone has their favorite anti-mold remedy. But, better than any mold remedy is to keep it from starting altogether. Mold loves heat and humidity, and one of

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Sail Off the Grid

Solar, wind and water power for independent cruising  (published November 2012) As I sit and write on a charging laptop, the refrigerator compressor kicks on nearby, music fills the background, and I look up at the stereo, chartplotter, VHF, SSB and modem nestled neatly at the nav station. Underneath my

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