During the recent re rig process aboard Empiricus, I discovered that the running back stays were frayed badly, just at the eye. I believe this was due to, too short of a shackle being used to carry them both. Another problem with the backstays were that the leeward stay, would slide back and forth on […]Read more "Running backstays, replaced just in time."
Our full week in Kodiak has been Jam packed. So far we have; Stowed the food, Mounted the new stove, Built and installed lee cloths, Re wired the Chart Plotter and depth sounder, Reconfigured the coachroof area and mounted the life raft, Built the Headstay radio antenna, built new Genoa and Jib stays, Sold some […]Read more "Rigging, dinghy swamping, Coastal Exploring and lots of work!"
SAIL REPAIR CLASS STARTING THIS MONDAY! Captain Osborn is teaching a sail repair class at AVTEC Maritime Center in Seward Alaska. The dates are Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15, 16 and 17. From 5 PM to 9 PM. The cost is $150.00 for all 3 nights. There is a 6 person maximum for this […]Read more "SAIL REPAIR CLASS"