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5 Ways Clevis Pins Are Used In Sailing Boats

When you think of a sailing boat, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? The sound of waves crashing against the vessel as it cuts through the water? Or maybe you’re thinking about all the peace and quiet you get out there.  Do you ever think about the integrity of your boat and...

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So You Want to Buy a Used Sailboat: Making the Decision

From purchase price to recurring boat expenses, here’s everything you need to consider when making the decision to buy a used sailboat The spring boat show season is upon us with a variety of sailboats on the market for boaters. While there will be new boat models on display, spring is also the time...

Living Aboard a Sailboat for the First Time

Lessons learned from the first three months living aboard a small boat – with some practical liveaboard boat life advice After three months of living aboard my 26 foot sailboat, I’ve learned a great deal about the lifestyle and what works and what doesn’t. I thought that I would be able to move aboard...

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What’s the Point of an Electric Engine on a Sailboat?

The pros and cons of equipping your sailboat with an electric engine and what to expect in maintenance and sailing range Someone asked why I went with an electric engine for my sailboat… I had a series of answers that I usually use when asked the question. However, when they asked, “what’s the point”,...

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To Live on a Boat or Not…?

Follow my journey as I consider if becoming a liveaboard and living on a 26 foot sailboat year round is the the right move I made the mistake of telling my co-workers that I was thinking of moving onto a boat. Since my colleagues are in the insurance industry, they asked questions related to...

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