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Apparent Wind and Velocity

Now that all chores of Opening Day are behind us it’s me to get back on the water. Here is a great question from a couple months back....

Opening Day 2016

Friday at the Foc’sle, when the sun goes over the yardarm, is the place to be for drinks, to wash away the dust of the work week, and...

Staying Ship Shape

"Getting ready for Opening Day Krabby?” said a dock walker on a fine Saturday afternoon as I rubbed down a section of Sally’s cap rail....

Does Size Matter?

“Hey Krabby got time for a drink?” Said a voice from the foc’sle. “Of Course, this must be a good question if you are starting out with a...

Weather Helm

Hey Krabby, I really like your articles in the Mainsheet each month, and I have question for you”, said a dear friend of mine during a...

Hidden Dangers

“Hey Krabby - let me buy you a drink! I have a question” “Ok, great. You know how questions make me thirsty”. So, I just got back from...

Lights Parade Electrical

“Hey Krabby - can I buy you a hot rum?” “Of course you can, it’s about that time of the year. Let me guess you, you have a question...”...

Zincs

During an impromptu Sunday Boat Brunch party on D-Dock, I was asked by some long-time friends: “What’s the story about zincs? My diver...

Missing the Passion

Dear Krabby, I have a problem. I don’t exactly share the same passion for life on the water as my significant other does. Our time on the...

Too Good to be True? Hidden Costs

Dear Krabby, I am considering upgrading to a boat about 40 feet in length. I notice there are many used boats on the market, which seem...

Deliveries and Offshore Sailing

Dear Krabby, I don’t have much offshore sailing experience, but I want to participate in regattas in the LA area. What advice can you...

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