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Ch. 11: High Speeds and Hot Temps

“Oh, that’s normal for cats.” “Too much banging can cause metal fatigue.” “You should tighten the shrouds.” “How much?” “Until it feels right.” These were some of the varying pieces of advice we were getting when we reached out to … Continue reading

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Ch. 10: The Shuddering Shroud

“If we snap one of those battens, I don’t have a spare,” Yannick tells the crew after we put in the third reef. Thankfully the storm off the tip of Florida was intense but very brief, lasting a grand total … Continue reading

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