Is a self tacking system for me?

Is a self tacking system for me?

Self-tacking system are becoming more popular as they seem to ease sailing. But is such system is for me. This article explore the benefits and drawbacks of such system and general installation steps to install a self-tacking system.
Is a self tacking system for me?

Is a self tacking system for me?

Self-tacking system are becoming more popular as they seem to ease sailing. But is such system is for me. This article explore the benefits and drawbacks of such system and general installation steps to install a self-tacking system.
Replacing portholes for better in 10 steps

Replacing portholes for better in 10 steps

Installation
Portlights are essential for the crew well being. They provite lights, ventilation and a view. But it come sometime with issues. Water leaks, crackled glass, broken knobs, aged aluminum frame, or Stainless steel with few peckles. And replacing or installing a porthole is not that complicated.

Slide connector or Battcar ?

Batten cars can add up very fast on the cost of a sail. Find when and how you can go around costly solution and still take the benefits of battcars.

Calculate the mainsheet load

Often recommendations for block selection goes with the size of your boat. But be careful. In fact, you need to determine its working load conditio...

How to choose the right Block

Often overlooked, the angle made by a line passing through a block has a big impact its loading. To make sure you get the right block size, read this easy to follow guide.