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

Self Inflating Life Raft – Viking RescYou

  Let’s discuss something that we boaters hope we will never have to use someday. A Life raft. For the majority of recreational boaters this is probably not even on their radar. For boating on protected inland or coastal waters its not an issue. But for those venturing further afield, a self inflating life raft … Read more

On to the Soverel 30|Again

Soverel 30 racing

As I was writing the last blog about my time sailing on the Soverel 30. I realized that this particular boat was a really big part of my sailing life. I actually sailed on that same boat at different times and with different owners over the years. No matter how many other boats I raced … Read more