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Sail Selection Part 4 – New Sail Love

Well I have had my new 110% jib for about two months now. Receiving that shipment in the mail was like Christmas! Sheet Position So far I am figuring out the best position for my sheets relative to my standing rigging and fairlead track….

Gear Review – Base Layers

So, further to my blog on foul weather gear, I mentioned that I would follow up with a base layer gear review. First we need to establish our wish list: warm breathable low stink factor (since I’ll be wearing them a few times over…

Gear Review – Foul Weather Gear

REBLOG from Summer 2018: As I prep for my upcoming trip this summer, I am realizing that my old foul weather gear is just not up to the challenge. I donated my Offshore Mustang Survival suit many years ago as it had become stiff…

NELSON SAFE BOATING WEEK 2019

Sail Nelson is proud to host a free safe boating community event for all community members on May 25, 2019! Come out and learn how to be safe around and on the water! Our partners are eager to share their knowledge and information with…

Nelson Winters…

Our poor boating community has taken a real beating these last few months on Kootenay Lake. We have gone from warm, mild, winter weather, to freezing, windy, cold weather. Many of the boats in the area have become casualties of this ice and wind…