Before reading on, please pause for a moment to take this week’s survey so we can share the results with the Cruising Compass family.
Wind vane self steering devices have been steering cruising boats offshore using only the wind and water for power for 75 years. Do you use a wind vane steering system? Would you use one for sailing offshore?
Thank you to all readers who took the time to fill out last week’s survey on sunscreens. By the response, this is a topic of real interest to readers. 59% take sun protection very seriously; 32% take it somewhat seriously; while 8% are not concerned about UV skin damage. Regarding SPF sunscreens used by readers regularly, 45% use SPF 50 and 48% use SPF 30. 5% of reader don’t use a rated SPF cream.