Author: Karla Sandness

Lessons from a Rigging Failure

Well-drilled junior sailors help save a mast BY TOM ALLEY To the tune of the Beverly Hillbillies theme song . . .   Let me tell you a little story ’bout an engineer named Tom. Had a little boat that he sailed upon the pond....

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Insights on sidelights

A tour of the marina was illuminating BY JOHN CHURCHILL My good fortune to live on a small barrier island in Florida is offset by the misfortune of full-time employment that requires me to commute to the mainland daily. My drive...

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Weightless Water

Ferry it from shore to ship without lifting a drop By Linus Wilson When you’re on the hook, you fill your dinghy with four basic commodities in addition to passengers: trash, diesel, gas, and water. Water is the heaviest of the...

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