Cruisers Can Fly Spinnakers Too!

So are you sick of your jib flogging around when you turn the boat down wind? Do you dread heading down wind because you know the boat’s performance will drastically suffer? Somehow the thought of the spinnaker is always nice, but when it really comes down to it, MAN that’s a lot of work! Not […]

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Blocks

The sailboat block¬†(commonly referred to as a pulley) is used to turn a line¬†or wire¬†as well as to facilitate a purchase. The parts of a block, in simple terms, consist of the following: a sheave for the line to run on a sheave pin or axle for the sheave to spin on a strap or […]

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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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The New Hallberg Rassy

Take a look at the new HR 412 presented by Yachting Monthly. I love the below deck furler allowing for a deck sweeping headsail, sporty! This is a beautiful boat featuring some of the latest and greatest rigging technology. Check it out.

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