Do you love small boats? We do too! That’s why we’re rounding up some of the best content on the web about small boats, especially small sail boats .

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”

Sailing Resources

Here are a few interesting and helful links:Sailing checklist: Make sure you've got everything before leaving the dockBoatUS Finance: Compute the loan cost of a new boatBoat Reviews A-W: Jack Hornor, NA, reviews sailboats for BoatUSCruising Guide SE USA: You'll want this if you travel the ICW southWaterway Guide: You'll need one if you travel [...]

2019-04-10T09:44:52-05:00By |Small Boat Sailors|

Sailing Checklist

Sailing Checklist Ibuprofen Water Hat/visor Sunglasses Sunscreen Lunch Towels Dry clothes Mainsail Jib Mainsheet Dock lines Sail ties Boom vang Radio GPS Cell phone Camera Gerber tool Toolbox (hand tools) PFDs (3) Boat cushions Boat tie-down straps (2) Binoculars Charts, Maps Compass Masthead float First Aid kit Fire extinguisher Zip ties (extra) Marine tape Spare [...]

2018-08-06T11:33:09-05:00By |Small Boat Sailors|

Burning Socks a Mariner’s Tradition

This week, we’ll burn our socks. It’s a tradition in the maritime community to celebrate Spring, which begins in the Northern Hemisphere on the vernal equinox. Burning socks a mariner tradition? Yes, it is known. So why do we burn socks? Despite the fact that we’re landlocked, we love boats. We also qualify because we owned [...]

Hobie Makes Kayaking Fun for All

Hobie, a leading catamaran design company, has expanded and introduced a new line of sit-on-top kayaks, fishing kayaks and float cats. An interesting boat for use on local creeks, lakes and the Susquehanna is the pedal-driven Hobie Mirage Kayak. The equinox in March afforded local boaters with the opportunity to burn their socks over [...]

2018-08-06T08:04:04-05:00By |Small Boat Sailors|
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