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Dave Perry Teaches Harbor 20 Racing
Who knew it would be so hard?  I mean, I’ve sailed big boats in big weather and thought I knew something.  Turns out I know nothing when it comes to sailing Schock’s Harbor 20s in a one design racing fleet.  A ...
Leukemia Cup Regattas Under Way
Despite difficult times, charity is alive and well.  It’s June, so Leukemia Cup events are pretty visible across the country.  For anyone not familiar with this cause, Leukemia Cup Regattas are locally sponsored sailboat races that raise money for ...
US Demand for Boating to Rebound
According to marketing research firm Freedonia Group, the recreational boating industry should start seeing an uptick soon.  Demand for boats, propulsion systems and accessories is expected to rebound from 2009 levels at 9.3% annually to $10.1 billion...
Abby Sunderland Missing
I write this on Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles when SAR efforts have been launched to search for Abbey Sunderland, an American sailor whose EPIRBs went off early this morning in the Indian Ocean.  Abby is a 16 year old who ...
Viking Rescue You Liferafts in Yellow
Brighter colored Viking liferafts get you spotted faster. Yellow?  Yeah, why not?  After extensive testing, Viking found their new fluorescent yellow  canopy color was easiest to spot in all weather conditions and at greater distances – and if yo...
WinchRite Electric Winch Handle
WinchRite by Sailology turns ordinary winches into powered winches. The WinchRite eletric winch handle is a six pound, water resistant unit that is inserted into a winch like a regular winch handle and then with the touch of a button, it ...
Raritan Marine Elegance Head
Raritan’s Marine Elegance is quiet and switches between salt and fresh water sources. Normally, we use saltwater to flush heads on a boat to conserve our fresh water tanks.  But you may notice a sulfur or rotten egg smell when you ...
Davis Windex and Options
Windexes (or would that be Windices?) have been on my mind lately.  A friend replaced one recently on a Harbor 20, the one on his other boat is invisible at night and the one on my boat is visible but ...
Cool Watches From Optimum Time
Michigan based distributor Ocean Racing has picked up two watches from British watch maker Optimum Time.  Here are two cool watches for sailors from the Optimum Time OS Series.  The OS738 and the OS463 are both great timepieces designed for racing ...
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...

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