: Gear and Maintenance Articles


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  1. Attaching Jibsheets
  2. Using Moisture Meters
  3. Installing Depth Finders
  4. Mainsail Controls for Performance, Part Two
  5. Using Riding Sails
  6. Going Aloft
  7. Effecting Fiberglass Repairs
  8. A Deep Sump
  9. Installing Radar
  10. Leaking Stuffing Box
  11. Loose Cutlass Bearing
  12. Surviving the Haulout
  13. Teak Decking Information
  14. Rudder Problems
  15. Restoring Lexan Surfaces
  16. Adjustable Sheet Leads
  17. Dockside Power
  18. Circuit Breaker Replacement
  19. How to Paint Your Own Deck
  20. Sound Insulation Foam
  21. Repairing Chipped Paint
  22. Avoiding Winch Overrides
  23. Compass Problems
  24. Lighting Up the Interior
  25. Dinghies for Cruisers
  26. Winter Battery Storage
  27. Marine Battery Ratings
  28. Gas versus Diesel
  29. Carbon Monoxide on Board
  30. New Shine for an Old Hull
  31. Self Steering Gear
  32. Correct Voltage
  33. Leaking Exhaust Hose
  34. Fixing Leaking Hatches
  35. Raw-Water-Cooled Engine
  36. Choosing a Prop
  37. Pollution Control
  38. Maintaining Safety Gear
  39. Adapting Power
  40. A Little Help from the Sun
  41. Swinging the Compass
  42. Mounting Radar Units
  43. Wet-cell Marine Batteries
  44. Fixing Headliners
  45. Maintaining Freshwater
  46. Sailing a Cutter Rig
  47. Multiple Sources for Battery Charging
  48. Proper Sail Storage
  49. The Great Windlass Debate
  50. Custom Bimini Tops
  51. Preparations for Going Offshore, Part Four
  52. Boat Covers
  53. Drying the Boat Bottom
  54. A Renewed Cabin Sole
  55. Don Casey's Holiday Gift Guide
  56. Charging with a Solar Panel
  57. Choice of Sails
  58. Considering RDFs
  59. Spare the Rod
  60. Electrolysis Blues
  61. Overboard Emergencies
  62. Club-Footed Jib
  63. Repairing Hatches
  64. Diesel Exhaust Systems
  65. Refinishing Anodized Masts
  66. Overlooked Books
  67. Propane Plumbing
  68. Lines Led Aft
  69. Engine Replacement
  70. Alcohol Stoves
  71. Turbo Diesels
  72. Mainsheet Systems
  73. Anti-Siphoning Exhaust
  74. Onboard Heater
  75. Standing Rigging Storage
  76. Sail Nomenclature
  77. Keel Quandary
  78. Grey-water Thru-hulls
  79. Atomic 4 Woes
  80. Batteries in Winter
  81. Bending Spars
  82. Preparations for Sailing Offshore, Part Three
  83. Communications Made Easy
  84. Diesel Engine Woes
  85. Cleaning Sails
  86. Powering Desalinators
  87. Cell-Phone Coverage
  88. Teak Toerails
  89. Stepping Masts with a Pole
  90. E-Mail for Sailors
  91. Seasonal Check—Running Rigging
  92. Using Dry Ice
  93. First Fiberglass Repair
  94. Charging Issues
  95. That Diesel Smell
  96. Leaky Boat
  97. Bonding Thru-Hulls
  98. Renovation for Performance— Part Four
  99. Plotting Equipment
  100. Using Anchor Sentinels
  101. Thru-hull Corrosion
  102. Racers' Sail Care Tips
  103. Wire-Rope Halyards
  104. Engine Oil Deposits
  105. Tearful Tales of Passagemaking
  106. Sinful Sandblasting
  107. Inverter Grounding
  108. Updating the Navigator's Toolbox
  109. Should Sailors Wear Helmets?
  110. Swing Keel Dilemma
  111. Replace or Refinish Hatch Boards
  112. Flossing for Weeds
  113. Mainsail Controls for Performance
  114. Spar Speculation
  115. Finding Fluorinated Polyurethane?
  116. Summer Time Reading
  117. Lightning Worries
  118. Cutlass Bearing Query
  119. Replacing Teak Decks
  120. Transmission Worries
  121. Plastic Through-Hull Valves and Valve Flanges
  122. WAAS and GPS
  123. Refinishing Teak
  124. Wiring Windlasses
  125. WAAS Up?
  126. Painting Masts
  127. Best Hull Insulation
  128. Moisture Dilemma
  129. Offshore Communications
  130. Another Dinghy Alternative
  131. Tiller-Wheel Conversions
  132. Re-finishing Brass
  133. Pulling Props
  134. Dinghies and Drag
  135. Refinishing Gelcoat
  136. Dutchman vs. Lazy Jacks Pros and Cons
  137. Removing Stains
  138. Bed Linens
  139. Bowed Spars
  140. The Diesel Generator
  141. Considering Ferrocement
  142. Varnishing Epoxied Surfaces
  143. Bypassing the Electrical Panel
  144. Ten Lessons of Fitting Out
  145. HAM Antennas
  146. Water in the Bilge
  147. Removing Bottom Paint
  148. Installing an Autopilot
  149. Installing Dodgers
  150. Roller Furlers
  151. Pedestal Systems' Manufacturers
  152. Multiple Charging Devices
  153. UV Sock Cover
  154. Bottom Paint Compatibility
  155. Inverter Installation
  156. Dorade Boxes
  157. Lazy-Jack or Dutchman System
  158. Hull Construction Questions
  159. Paint Flaking
  160. Samson Pre-spliced Halyards
  161. Replacing Standing Rigging
  162. Closing Seacocks
  163. Building New Dorade Boxes
  164. Cracking Gelcoat
  165. Refitting an Older Boat
  166. Sailing to San Francisco
  167. Repairing Fiberglass Decks
  168. The Davis Mega-Light
  169. Choosing and Installing Solar Panels
  170. Shorthanded Sail Handling
  171. Crew Safety Briefing—Part Two
  172. World Cruising Routes
  173. Interior Cushion Storage
  174. FlyTec Alti-Windwatch
  175. Steel or Fiberglass
  176. Logs of the Dead Pirates Society
  177. Cooking Under Pressure
  178. Electricity and Freshwater on Board
  179. High-Frequency Radio Basics
  180. Old Hull, New Gelcoat
  181. The Best Tips from Women Aboard
  182. Portable S.A.M.E. Weather Radio
  183. Titan’s Viper Series Winch Handle
  184. GPS Accuracy and Price
  185. In-Water Winter Storage
  186. Cored Hulls
  187. Cleaning a Diesel Tank
  188. Schaefer Mid-ship Cleat
  189. Financial Freedom Afloat
  190. Low Voltage DC Air Conditioning
  191. Choosing and Installing an SSB Radio
  192. Painting a Boot Top
  193. Filling Holes with Epoxy
  194. Douglas Gill Wet & Dry Bags
  195. Sailboat Electrics Simplified
  196. Overcharging Battery
  197. White Diesel Exhaust
  198. Rebuilding a Damaged Boat
  199. Keel Shield
  200. Removing Built-up Bottom Paint
  201. Hull Blisters
  202. Marine Sanitation Devices
  203. Moondancer 's Keel and Masts
  204. Sailing Shoes
  205. Tributyl Tin Worries
  206. Sailing with E-Mail
  207. Wonderful Nonskid
  208. VHF Duplex Channels
  209. Mainsail Furling
  210. Prepping Iron Keels
  211. Diesel Fuel Pumps
  212. Gelcoat Repair
  213. Building Moondancer
  214. Building a Catamaran
  215. The Water In Between
  216. Cruising Cuisine
  217. Rivets
  218. E-Mail Options
  219. Cracks on the Deck
  220. Radio Signal Strength
  221. Mast Boots
  222. Stern Anchors
  223. Learning to Use SSB
  224. Anchor Sentinels
  225. Daisy Staysail
  226. Spring Lines
  227. The Lowly Boat Pole
  228. Checking a Dead Battery
  229. Painting a Boat Dark Blue
  230. Heart of Glass: Fiberglass Boats and the Men Who Made Them
  231. Electrical Work Rules
  232. Strange Contraptions in Foreign Boats
  233. Renovating the Galley
  234. Headsails
  235. Spinnaker Fundamentals
  236. The Perfect First Mate
  237. Mainsail Details
  238. Replacing the Diesel Engine
  239. Mainsail Configurations and Fabrics
  240. Sailing to Simplicity: Life Lessons Learned at Sea
  241. GPS Gets More Accuracy
  242. Sail Trim
  243. Revisiting Lessons from the Fastnet
  244. Guide to Cruising Chesapeake Bay
  245. First Look: AVP Autoprop
  246. Dangerous Dinghies
  247. Barrier Coats for Blisters
  248. Sailors Should Sew
  249. Understanding and Using the Magnetic Compass
  250. The Art and Science of Fendering