Author: Ron Schaper

Delayed resin curing produces blisters

Living in the heat of south Florida, I never thought my 15-year-old sailboat would have any resins, polyesters or epoxies that would not be fully cured by now.

Rule of thumb

Commercial fishing operations abound with heavily-loaded lines.

A sudden need for steering

To the editor: After spending enough time at sea, I believe a sailor develops an inner guiding voice that helps to keep him safe. Just such an event occurred on a recent running of the Fort Lauderdale to Key West…