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A New Rudder Takes Shape in the Shop

Every ship needs a steady hand on the helm. A stout tiller to grip through which the pressure of water in motion can be felt is the interface between the sailor and his medium. Unfortunately my 17 foot daysailer does … Continue reading

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The Course We Steer Looking To Another Year

The swing of a compass in time with the easy motion of a well trimmed sailing craft is mesmerizing. The lubber line is a wandering, even elusive, target in rougher conditions.  The combined mediums of wind and water can present … Continue reading

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