Sailboats

Women Learning About Canal Cruising With Sea Sense
Sea Sense, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based sailing and powerboating school for women, is offering a new international class on Ireland’s Shannon River and canals. Every year, the company offers a different international course, with previous locations including various Caribbean locales, ...
Jamming GPS: Intentional Interference Increasing
  Even as our nascent eLoran system is being shut down here in North America, concerns over the vulnerability of GPS and ...
Cabo Rico 56
Something Old and Something New - Lead to Something Truly Remarkable The world of cruising under sail continues to move toward bigger boats, faster hull designs, plumb bows and lighter construction.  Where into this world of bulb keels, spade rudders and ...
Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring at the Beach
By Jeffrey Siegel (ActiveCaptain); Videography by Karen Siegel Here’s a great technique for anchoring the dinghy off the beach. Our dinghy weighs about 800 pounds. She’s a rigid inflatable with a 40 HP engine. It’s our family car when we’re cruising ...
Crunching Numbers: Defining Displacement
In the interest of general enlightenment with respect to matters nautical I thought I should explain some of those mysterious numbers that always appear at the end of boat reviews and evaluations, both here on ...
Strange Invaders: Negotiating with Bugs & Other Pests
One of the very first problems I had to cope with on Lunacy involved an uninvited guest who came along on the delivery trip home to New Hampshire from Florida, where ...
List of Simrad Electronics Eligible for Rebates
Simrad Yachting said customers purchasing certain new marine electronics products from authorized dealers are entitled to rebates up to $200. While the program runs til the end of June, customers who purchased eligible products beginning February 8, 2010 are also ...
Selden’s Electric Furler Back-up System
Like any good lazybones cruiser, I surely do appreciate the ease and convenience of a push-button power furling system. Being able to wind up a big sail in a matter of seconds just by exercising ...
KVH Offers Rebates for Upgrades to HD7 Sat TV System
KVH Industries said today that current TracVision satellite TV customers can upgrade to the latest HD7 system and get a rebate of up to $2,000, depending on which system they are upgrading. The promotion runs through June 30, 2010. The ...
Polish Your Diesel Nonstop
Parker Hannifin has a remarkable new fuel polishing system that has been designed specifically to run nonstop, using extremely small amounts of electricity and with a design that makes it seem nearly immortal when compared to conventional pumps. The new FPM-050 ...

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