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Heavy Weather Sailing – Learn What it Takes to Rig Your Boat Right!

Does your sailing crew or partner know how to hank-on, hoist, rig, and sail with the storm sails you carry aboard your boat? Heavy weather sailing tends to strike an apprehensive note in many sailors. But you can lower your … Continue reading

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Heavy Weather Tactics–5 Tips to Control Your Sailboat Under Power

Captain John from www.skippertips.com offers us some crucial key steps to getting through rough seas under power. Did know that many sailing deliveries are to upwind destinations? And on a delivery where time can be a factor, skippers often use … Continue reading

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Heavy Weather Sailing Secrets – Save Reefing Time with these Magic Marks!

Captain John from www.skippertips.com brings us these great tips for easier reefing when you need it most. If you’re anything like me, tucking in a reef in heavy weather sailing can be tough no matter what. And anything that saves … Continue reading

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Heavy Weather Sailing – Choose Your Sails for Perfect Balance!

In light of all of the rough weather cruisers and racers alike have been encountering the past few weeks, particularly in the Atlantic, there seems like no better time to bring you a Boat Rat on heavy weather sailing courtesy … Continue reading

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