Sailboats

FISH SEX: Guys Beware
Sorry, folks. I couldn't help myself. To see the rest of this sordid tale, click here. Remember the angler fish in Finding Nemo? I'm really glad now that Marlin and Dory did such a good job of humiliating it. Many thanks to the ...
COMPREHENDING REID STOWE: His Various Purposes
Preparations for the return of marathon solo sailor Reid Stowe and the schooner Anne are proceeding apace. You can see a detailed float plan for Reid's June 17 re-entry into New York City at his 1,000 Days at Sea website. ...
A Very Maritime Memorial Day
What the heck is it about a yard arm that sets the public to salivating so? Over the holiday weekend we had a Tall Ship invasion just around the corner here from where I live in the South End of ...
Allerion Express Goes Green
Pearson Composites’ Allerion Express 33 has installed its first electric sail drive powered by Mastervolt.  As a response to customer feedback, the builders of the popular Allerion brand have launched an Express 33 with an electric saildrive vs the...
FIBERGLASS BOATBUILDING: You Start With a Mold
Over the millenia people have built boats out of all kinds of stuff. Bamboo, leather, paper, concrete. You name it, someone somehwere has tried it. But by far the most popular contemporary boatbuilding material is a strange substance known as ...
DASS: Next Generation SAR Technology
Ever since they start selling 406 MHz EPIRBs with built-in GPS units (the so-called G-PIRB) just a few years ago I've been thinking search-and-rescue (SAR) technology is just about as nifty as can be. Turns out I was wrong. NASA ...
CELESTIAL REASONING: Quick & Dirty Noon Sights
You may recall I threatened to abuse you with knowledge of celestial navigation back when they shut down the Loran system in February. I have long preached the wisdom of learning and practicing a bit of celestial nav, and once ...
IKAROS: Sailing Thru Space
Sorry to inflict more space news on you guys, but this is truly noteworthy. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) succeeded today in launching the first spacecraft to be propelled by solar sails. Described by the Japanese as a ...
Jeanneau 57 Dinghy Garage
Jeanneau 57 features a dinghy garage like the big boys. That does it, how is it possible that the new Jeanneau 57 has a bigger garage than my house?  I recently stepped aboard the Jeanneau 57, the flagship and the largest boat ...
Introduction of the Tartan 4000
Tartan introduced their new 4000 – a nice size in a sea of 50’ plus boats which few boat buyers can take on. With so many huge boat introductions these days, Tartan seems to be focused on a segment of ...

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