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The first 10,000 miles

Author: Paul Denton

Issue: 66 - May/June 2009

Page Number(s): Paul Denton

The first 10,000 miles: Paul Denton tells what he’s learned as a circumnavigator aboard a 1982 Whitby 42 ketch. Keywords: Blue Stocking, preference for lbalanced skeg-hung rudder, prefers cutter to ketch, gave up on Dutchman boom brake, self-steeering is essential, autopilot, windvane, harnesses and jacklines, handmade sails with Sailrite sewing machine, homemade watermaker, canning meat, generating electricity, alternator, inverter, battery monitor, Link10, no luck with a towable generator, fuel reserves and filters, Pactor system for communication, WiFi, Internet, computer and backup, GPS connections, anchoring gear, ground tackle, anchor chain shackles, hookah, keeping fit Lessons learned by a would-be circumnavigator


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