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Wax On/ Wax Off

Posted by Michael Bandera - April 16, 2012 - Sailing Tip
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Fiberglass boats get their color and gloss from a very thin layer of special resin called gelcoat.  Over the years,  UV radiation, salt, and neglect can damage this gelcoat layer making your boat’s hull dull and chalky. You must clean and wax your boat regularly in order to protect this fragile layer from being eroded.  […]

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Favorite Sailing Songs

Posted by Michael Bandera - January 3, 2012 - Sailing Entertainment
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I enjoy listening to music as much as I enjoy sailing but rarely do I listen to music while sailing.  I prefer the sounds of nature while sailing.  However, it is those classic sailing songs that stir up great memories and gets me thru my non-sailing  (winter) season. Although there are many excellent sailing songs […]

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Should You Buy or Rent Your First Sailboat?

Posted by Brian Austad - December 28, 2011 - Sailing Tip
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First off I must confess that I own 4 sailboats. I love them all and I love working on them. But if you take the emotional attachment away from owning your own sailboat and strictly go by economics the decision is an easy one to make. The Cost of Owning vs Renting a Sailboat (DaySailer) […]

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