Whipping the end of Lines

Hang around sailboats long enough, and pay attention to what you’re seeing, and you’re sure to take notice of a few rather curious things that have been crafted by human hands. Knots are one thing. Splices and whipping are yet another! Whipping is a wrap of a thread, usually waxed, at the end of aContinue reading “Whipping the end of Lines”

Sailing the SF Bay Summer 2020

Sailing this summer has been rather interesting. I’ve not been dissuaded by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, I’m convinced sailing on the Bay might just be the safest place to be! The main limitation to sailing this year has been the wildfire smoke that has had us enshrouded for the better part of the pastContinue reading “Sailing the SF Bay Summer 2020”