Views From Aloft

It is the end of the sailing season here and quite possibly the last ‘Views From Aloft’ for 2013. Any guesses where this might be? This was about 1 month ago. Mild weather days like this one are getting harder and harder to come by. Ranger 30, a slick little old school ride. Long live […]

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The Annapolis Spring Boat Show Lives On!

Well folks, apparently the last one was such a success that they’re doing it again. U.S. Yacht Shows proudly presents, the second annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show 2013. The event will be held in Annapolis’ historical downtown, City Dock. The Annapolis Fall boat show, has helped to build the town’s reputation for hosting the largest boat show in the […]

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Views From Aloft

Well it has certainly been a while, but today’s excellent weather prompted another segment of “Views From Aloft”. This being the first climb of the year, all things considered, went pretty well. Sean and I argued a bit about who would get to ‘go up’ and how it just isn’t safe to send someone my size up […]

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Volvo Ocean Race 2014……

….is well underway! Check out at FARR Yacht Design right here Annapolis, MD U.S.A., as they figure out how to make this new OD VOR 65 class come together. The hulls are actually being built in France and the decks in Italy. I can’t wait to see these things on the water……. Expect more videos […]

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Views From Aloft

It is that time of year. Here we have another one of our FREE visual safety inspections. Another beautiful day (as we only like to climb masts when it is nice out ;-)) and definitley one of our most beautiful ‘Views From Aloft’. This is a very nice Mason 44 – love these boats. Thanks […]

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Views From Aloft

Just another day at the office. Here I had to go aloft to take a perfectly good internal halyard that went to a brand new rope clutch and make it external. Don’t ask me why, it is just what the customer wanted. As we always say “as long as it is safe and functional”, it is […]

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Views From Aloft

Here we had to go aloft to conduct a rigging inspection after a lightning strike. We installed a new 15″ Windex and tang. Spec’d some new Lazy Jack blocks and a new anchor light bulb. ……….. ……nice n’ easy. Okay, can anyone guess where we are? Other than aloft on a sailboat mast of course;-0) It was […]

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