In this issue...
  • Cordage and Splicing
  • Boat of the Month
  • Boat Show Tips
  • At the Deck

  • Sailing Newsletter January 2008


    Happy New Year! We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for helping us support the sailing community and the sport of sailing.

    As always, we look forward to your comments and suggestions. We are also interested in what topics you would like to see. Email the Torresen Sailing Newsletter to let us know what you think.

    Cordage and Splicing
    by John Schumacher

    The Torresen Marine Rigging Department is consistently expanding it's rigging services and techniques. The research and development for cordage and splicing is undergoing constant change. The opinion here is that this segment of the marine market is undergoing significant technical growth. The sky is the limit when it comes to cordage materials. Splicing techniques are only limited by a rigger's imagination. In this article we explain basic

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    Boat of the Month
    1998 Hunter 27

    This documented vessel is very spacious with lots of room in and out for your comfort. The Hunter 376 was voted "Best Value" boat of the year in 1997. she has been upgraded with a Lazy Jack System, heat and air conditioning. Be sure to check out the stern rail seats, the walk-through transom and the hot/cold cockpit shower!

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    Boat Show Tips

    It's boat show time of year once again. These events are an opportunity for any sailor, experienced or non-, exhibitor or attendee, to learn. Exhibitors take advantage of these shows as an opportunity to communicate directly with the public and other exhibitors. They obtain first hand knowledge of the general sailor's interests and

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    At the Deck
    Part Three of "Life Lines?" series by John Schumacher

    In the last two articles regarding life lines we discussed the actual wire runs and the pulpits and stanchions that support them. We defined life lines as a system. Being a system, we are concerned with the "weakest link" theory. That is to say that every part of the system needs to be in order. One missing or bent ring pin, kinked

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