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A Senior Moment or. . . Rust-Stained Sails? Try This: EDITED

A Senior Moment or. . . Rust-Stained Sails? Try This: EDITED

In the previous post “Rust-Stained Sails? Try This:” I claimed to have use TSP (trisodium phosphate)as the rust-removal agent. I…
Rust-Stained Sails? Try This

Rust-Stained Sails? Try This

Last winter one of my dock neighbors found a bagged sail floating in the marina.  He thought it was a…
Spinnaker Stern: a watch we love when we are sailing

Spinnaker Stern: a watch we love when we are sailing

Sporty, yet elegant. We’re talking about Stern range of Spinnaker Watches. A little ‘time ago we presented you the Vessel…
Plastic is killing the oceans. We have to help The Ocean Cleanup!

Plastic is killing the oceans. We have to help The Ocean Cleanup!

About 8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year. Part of this accumulates in 5 areas where currents…
How to clean up an old stuffing box on the wire wheel

How to clean up an old stuffing box on the wire wheel

I cleaned up the old (probably the 35 year-old original) stuffing box on the wire wheel. Although it’s scared, it…
Bottom Prep for Paint, and A New Prop Shaft

Bottom Prep for Paint, and A New Prop Shaft

I spent an afternoon on the hull this week, sanding in preparation for new bottom paint. I quickly smoothed the…
International Women’s Day. Team SCA in 100,000 pieces? That’s childplay

International Women’s Day. Team SCA in 100,000 pieces? That’s childplay

A model boat of Team SCA, made entirely of 100,000 LEGO® pieces, will be exhibited in the Volvo Ocean Race…
“I spent another hour crouched over my engine, and…”

“I spent another hour crouched over my engine, and…”

I spent another hour crouched over my engine yesterday, with very satisfactory results. With minimal effort, the shaft slid out…
Be different: discover Vessel collection by Spinnaker Watches

Be different: discover Vessel collection by Spinnaker Watches

We have got almost used to seeing always the same watches on the wrists of sailing lovers. However there are…
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