While working aloft on the tricolor, The Resourceful Sailor noticed that the toggle and triangle plate connecting the masthead to the dual backstays were misaligned, awkwardly loading the clevis pin.
Will robots start teaching sailing? We were curious to find out how ChatGPT would instruct us to jibe a spinnaker.
How often have you gone to your boat, feeling a bit grumpy and down about the "work" you have to do, only to get there and happily get stuck into even the dirtiest of jobs?
Van Ommen says his next challenge is to recover his expenses from the seller, who, by previous accounts, knowingly misrepresented the condition of the boat.
Join Jeff Zarwell for a two-hour rope splicing class, next Wednesday, at Spaulding Marine Center in Sausalito.
What's your anchor setup to give you a good night's sleep? There are a lot of approaches to handle a wide variety of circumstances.
Progress on the Albin Vega 27 'Mahina' continues on Shaw Island in the Pacific Northwest.
Here's another of The Resourceful Sailor's DIY solutions — this time he's replacing the old spreader tips on his 1985 Flicka 20 Pacific Seacraft 'Sampaguita.'
John Neal's 'Log of the Mahina' was one of the early, small-boat voyaging books that spawned endless followers.
Usually when we hear from the Resourceful Sailor it's to learn about his latest MacGyvering attempts aboard his Flicka 20, 'Sampaguita.'
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