Public Dock at St. Helens Oregon- Cruiser’s Review May 2019

Monday afternoon we moved from Sand Island at St. Helens Oregon over to the St. Helens Public Docks just across the channel. It was a quick hop and we were able to dock easily despite the high winds. The docks are very nice, well-maintained, with nice large cleats. Before arriving, we really weren't able to … Continue reading Public Dock at St. Helens Oregon- Cruiser’s Review May 2019

Replacing Standard Cable Lifelines with Dyneema Synthetic Lifelines on a Cruising Sailboat

We decided to replace our lifelines from the standard wire or cable lifelines (ours were coated in plastic) to Dyneema synthetic lifelines. I had already done several different projects that helped me learn how to splice Dyneema line, so this seemed like it would be a good option for us and fairly easy to apply. … Continue reading Replacing Standard Cable Lifelines with Dyneema Synthetic Lifelines on a Cruising Sailboat