True Reliability

Where to look when building redundancy into your boat’s systems  (published January 2014) Cruising boats are simple but contradictory things: a heap of essential, often complex, […]

Safety At Sea

recommendations and consideratioins for outfitting your sailboat to go offshore  (published October 2013) With the amount of gear and opinions available on what you should or […]

The Snubber

A simple piece of cruising equipment with a big job  (published September 2013) It was around 3 a.m. and I awoke to a building breeze pushing […]

Gulf Stream Gallop

The mighty stream showed its many moods on the passage from the Bahamas to Newport, R.I.  (published July 2013) The afternoon we got away from West […]