R.I.P.S.S.

Despite last year being our most successful year to date as a business, it was also our saddest. This is an update to the ABOUT¬†page on our blog, as well as a tribute to a recent, major, loss for our team. My good friend, mentor, and business partner, Sean Matthew Simmons passed away suddenly, from […]

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The Best Scissors Ever…

…At least for cutting boat rope. Viper Kevlar Shears¬†cut Kevlar (especially), but are also great for other tough fabrics like Dyneema, Vectran, Polyester, Technora.¬†Apparently it is also used in cutting plastics, canvas, and even body armor. Yes, of course they’ll go dull after a few years of cutting tough fiber rope, but they carry a […]

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Help Wanted!

¬†is on the lookout for a few good hands. We are currently accepting any and all resumes regardless of experience for full-time, year-round employment. People we are looking for: If you are a skilled and experienced rigging technician looking for work. If you have experience in the sailing/ marine industry of any kind, drop us […]

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Da Vinci’s Orinthopter

‘Just a quick blurb on some art that we were privileged enough to be part of. The model of da Vinci’s Orinthopter was recently moved from the¬†Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, re-cabled by Jim Donaghy¬†(thanks for the mention), and moved to the Center for Strategic & International Studies in John Hamre Commons.   Sometimes the […]

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Something of a Different Flavor

We don’t usually post about something like wake-skating as it is not really sailing related. Being that this sport gets very little publicity, I figured I’d share. I mean, it is a water sport¬†after all¬†and a pretty impressive one at that. Wake skating should win some sort of award as being the most unpopular yet […]

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