Author: Grasse

Fitting a new SSB antenna

A couple of years ago, good friends from Islesboro, Maine, lost their rig overboard on their 40-foot sailboat off St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Plugging bottom holes

Our very well-preserved 1972 Tartan 34.5 had two paddle wheel-type knot meters and two 2-inch thru-hull depth sounder transducers.

Summer boat storage problems

Those of us who live in the north and cruise in the south during the winter have almost as many problems putting our boats up for the six summer months in the south as we do storing the boat up north in the winter.

Road to Havana

Road to Havana By Richard de Grasse Infinity Publishing 2009 332 pages Richard de Grasse's first novel, Road to Havana, is the story of an American single-handed sailor on a passage to Mexico. While making a port call on Havana,…