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Non-skid paint: What worked for us

A year ago we wrote about our experiences with KiwiGrip non-skid paint and how we were pretty unhappy with it because the sharp ridges trap dirt very tenaciously, making the paint appear  permanently dirty, even after cleaning. For our next non-skid experiment, we had a few ideas of other kinds to try. Finally a year […]

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Maintaining an AutoProp propellor

This post is a bit more technical and more for other sailors interested in propellers. Hopefully it may come in handy someday for those with AutoProps, because there isn’t a whole lot of community info on them that I could find. We have an AutoProp propeller on our boat. It’s like a MaxProp, which is […]

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