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Bimini renewal is a work in progress

One of the things about owning a boat for a long period of time (or ageing in general, for that matter…) is that you get to see the effects of time.  They are almost never kind.  But to avoid becoming morose, let’s keep this focused on Eolian‘s cockpit canvas. Way back in 2003 we had […]

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How to clean a winch

I have a confession: I love cleaning winches. It’s really weird, but the idea of cleaning a winch with a beer or two sounds like a great way to spend a Friday night. Taking apart a winch combines two of my favorite things among all boat tasks: 1) engineering – basic engineering skills in taking […]

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