Work Horse Winches

(published April 2017) If you have never pulled apart your sheet and halyard winches, you might be surprised at what simple and elegant machines they are […]

SV Honeymoon Forever

Fitting out for a multi-year cruise  (published April 2017) My dream of cruising long term actually started as a child standing on the south shore of […]

Roger Dodger

How I upgraded our dodger with the generous help of friends and fellow cruisers  (published January 2015) While sailing close hauled into a steep chop created […]

Beyond the Ditty Bag

Essential things every sailor should bring along when sailing on someone else’s boat  (published December 2014) By now, the contents of a sailor’s ditty bag have […]

Gift Ideas for Sailors

Here are a few products that we identified at this fall’s boat shows as unique and worth a look for the serious blue water cruiser  (published […]

Maintaining Winches

Five simple steps can extend the life of one of your most valuable sailing tools  (published February 2013) My wife and I regularly sail together, and […]