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More sailing action

Different mount angle sailing Venti. Advertisements

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Sailing action

I recently got a little cheap video camera. Tried it out on the water today. My video editing skills are absolutely zero now – so it’s just a video – not a Hollywood production. It is proof that Venti actually floats and … Continue reading

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Good day

After being sidelined for a while following a small surgery, I finally got back out sailing today. Probably the best day aboard Venti yet. The winds were 10 to 15 mph gusting to 20. Good thing I have the bailing … Continue reading

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Successful jib

I can now officially call the new balanced jib a success! I spent a good portion of the Memorial Day weekend sailing and the jib worked great – Venti didn’t miss a tack.  The larger jib has increased her power noticeably. … Continue reading

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Marlinspike ropework

I tried my hand at some fancy rope work on the tiller. I think they call it a French whipping or something similar to that. This looks hard at first but it’s actually pretty simple – just half hitch, after … Continue reading

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Officially named

The name graphics arrived today and they were on in literally a matter of minutes. Super easy to put on. As long as they stay stuck where they belong I’ll be a happy camper boater!

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What’s in a name

After a very brief attempt at painting the name on the transom, I realized I don’t have the skills for that!  So -( insert Clint Eastwood quote “A man’s gotta know his limitations” ) –  I ordered vinyl graphics online … Continue reading

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