Delta Doo Dah Summer Magic — Starting Now!
The Delta provides great cruising grounds for practicing for offshore cruising, relaxing, and meeting other Bay Area sailors.
There’s a Difference Between Polishing Winches and Greasing Bearings
Keeping your winches greased will help them last a long time, improve your tacks, and help you keep crew by making their job easier. At least that's the plan.
Should We Consider a Composting Head?
The composting head always seemed like a great idea both on boats and on land. Why aren't they more widely adopted?
The Resourceful Sailor Battens Down the Hatches
The Resourceful Sailor needed to replace the waterproof seal on the removable cockpit engine hatch of his Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20, 'Sampaguita.'
The Resourceful Sailor Explores Adding an Additional Propane Tank to a Small Boat
The Resourceful Sailor explores how to add an additional propane tank to his 1985 Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20 'Sampaguita.'
The Resourceful Sailor Makes Rigging Alignment a Top Priority
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.
OpenAI’s ChatGPT Instructions on How To Jibe a Spinnaker
Will robots start teaching sailing? We were curious to find out how ChatGPT would instruct us to jibe a spinnaker.
A Relaxing Saturday Sail, or Messing About in Boats?
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?
An Update on Jack van Ommen as ‘Fleetwood lll’ Nears Completion
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.
Want To Learn To Splice Rope? Join Jeff Zarwell for His Upcoming Class
Join Jeff Zarwell for a two-hour rope splicing class, next Wednesday, at Spaulding Marine Center in Sausalito.
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