Michael West

Self-Tailing Winch vs Non-Self-Tailing Winch

Sailing winches come in two types: the self-tailing winch and the non-self-tailing winch. So what are some differences that set apart the self-tailing from the non-self-tailing winch? Which type is the best to use? Each of these winches has unique features that make it ideal for specific tasks. What’s the difference, and why would you …

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How To Stop Your Pontoons From Nose Diving

Pontoon boats are tons of fun, we love them! They’re floating living rooms. But similar to driving your living room around, sometimes driving your pontoon boat can be… an experience! It’s not uncommon to experience a nose dive when hitting the throttle on your ‘toon. What’s up with that? In this article, we’ll explain how …

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How Long Does It Take to Sail Across the Atlantic?

For generations, the completion of a transatlantic crossing has been considered the rite of passage to call oneself a sailor. Sailing across the Atlantic Ocean is a popular choice for sailors and adventure-seekers alike due to the beauty and challenges you encounter along the way.  In centuries past, it could take months to sail from …

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