Sailors and Rum | A Long Relationship

    Sailors and rum have had a long relationship going back centuries. The Caribbean is normally associated with the origin of rum dating back to the 17th century. In fact, the association of rum with the Royal Navy began in 1655, when a Royal Navy fleet captured the island of Jamaica. With the availability … Read more

Old Racing Sailboats | A Second Coming

  In these times it seems that old racing sailboats are getting a new lease on life. It’s almost like a second coming for lots of idle, abandoned or forgotten boats from the IOR era. The heyday of these boats was in the 70s and 80s with hundreds or thousands being built for racing. As … Read more

Sail Repair Kit | What To Put In It?

Once you sail, chances are that you will experience sail damage. Whether it be the weather, user error or just plain age. At some point you will have a sail get damaged on your watch. Depending on the severity of the damage, your sailing adventure may be cut short. Some damage is only reparable in … Read more