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Living la Vida Broka (5): Rigging with Dyneema | Sailing Zingaro

How to install synthetic standing rigging on a sailboat, how to splice a deadeye, and discussion of the pro’s and con’s of steel rigging vs synthetic. 195 more words

Sailing

Brains and Brawn

Brains and Brawn
“You’re late Damon” said the woman in the alley. She wore baggy pants and a trench coat as she did her best to resemble a homeless person. 1,983 more words

Fun

Livin la Vida Broka (4): The Dyneema Video

A complete how-to on Dyneema. This video took me awhile to make, but I’m proud of it. Been waiting for a long time to put this one out. 152 more words

Sailing

The soft option.

At some time soon i will have to replace Inanda’s running and standing rigging, the running rigging is easy and i only have to decide how low-stretch to go.  1,447 more words

Blog Post

Locus Gear Khufu DCF-B in Red

A few weeks back I received my Locus Gear Khufu DCF-B in the magical color of red. Looking at their site right after I ordered it a few months ago, the red version was removed. 248 more words

Gear

Tramplite Shelter - First impressions

A couple of years ago I found Colins Ibbotsons page http://www.tramplite.com/ and read about his Tramplite shelter. It looked very interesting but it seemed more likely to meet a unicorn than to get my hands on one. 2,248 more words

Gear

வலுவான இழை

உலகிலேயே மிக வலுவான இழை ஒன்றை, அமெரிக்காவின், எம்.ஐ.டி., ஆராய்ச்சி நிலையம் ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology) உருவாக்கியுள்ளது. சமீபகாலம் வரை வலுவான இழை என்றால் அது, ‘கெவ்லார்’ (Kevlar,) எனப்படும் பொருளில் உருவாக்கப்படும் இழை. 316 more words

Science