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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 … Continue reading

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Un-stepping the Mast

When un-stepping the mast there are several things that need to happen in preparation for the actual mast removal. The following tips and procedures are in line with the methods we use for boats up to 55′. Small boats or … Continue reading

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Reeving Halyards

Some people are daunted by the task of attempting to run-in or reeve new lines which run internally or cannot be easily accessed. Halyards for instance present the problem of, “how do I get the old one out and the … Continue reading

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