from Foster Fanning on 6.20.11Hi Lin and Larry,
Yes, I follow about five cruising blogs fairly steadily and a number of others randomly, although none of them meet your question #1. A couple of them are people who are out cruising (one couple just wrapped a seven year circumnavigation and I've followed and corres ...
from Foster Fanning on 2.27.10My sail club is planning on replacing our old wooden, free floating dock. We're considering building the new dock with recycled plastic boards. Anyone with experience as to how synthetic materials hold up over several years of use? I'd be interested in any feedback in this process. Tha ...
from Foster Fanning on 1.24.10Artist: Buffett Jimmy
Song: A Pirate Looks At Forty
Mother, mother ocean
I have heard you call
I wanted to sail upon your waters
since I was three feet tall
You've seen it all
You've seen it all
I watched the men who rode ...
from Foster Fanning on 5.25.08I recently posted a "Researching a spinnaker for an S2 9.2C". The next day I finished my Cruising World April '08 edition and started in on May. Much to my delight I found Jeremy McGeary's 6 pages of downwind sail info, right on topic for my research. I'll be using the c ...
from Foster Fanning on 5.23.08Researching spinnaker and cruising chute options for my S2 9.2C with a 41' forestay length. Looking for some dialog regarding different types of sails, costs, quality and where to purchase.
Anyone have info to share?
from Foster Fanning on 3.16.08Andrew,
Interesting reply. I've just found it and appreciate the info and the photo you included. Nice to see more commerical sailing operations.
from Foster Fanning on 2.27.08French send wine by sailboat
5:00AM Monday February 25, 2008
By Peter Allen
French vineyard owners are returning to a slower pace of life by starting to export their wine by sailing boat - a method last used in the 1800s - to reduce their carbon footprint.
This month ...
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