IGOR´S SAILING MUSSLEFARM
Always fine having some cruising sailors living around the play ball, taking care for some interesting events. These are the pictures taken in ALBANY WA, just some hours ago. Ian Leggett a sailor of Windpilot on his traditional wooden carvel vessel is being located in Darren Russell´s Emu Point Shipwrights since decades – the place where Igor just arrived some hours ago.
FORGIVE ME FATHER, BUT IT WAS WORTH IT …
DIALOG ABOUT USEFULNESS OF WINDPILOT ON ALUBAT CIGALE 14
PUBLIC RESPONSE TO ISTVAN´S LATEST PODCAST
WINDVANE SELF-STEERING – LESSONS
translation of German blog dated 17th july 2018
WINDVANE SELF-STEERING – BACK TO BASICS
CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT A SOLUTION FOR ISTVAN´S PROBLEM
RIDING THE RAZOR´S EDGE – ONE-WAY TRAFFIC ON SPONSORSHIP STREET
The fall guy
PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER
Puzzling things out
WINDPILOT – INTRIGUE AND COPYCATS
Intrigue and copycats
WINDPILOT – PROPERLY EFFECTIVE WINDVANE STEERING SYSTEMS
Hydrovane – Windpilot
IN EXTREMIS – LOSING THE RUDDER
THE HOW AND THE WHY
From the harbour tug operator to the car driver with an empty tank, anyone with first-hand experience knows the best way to set a large load moving in the right direction is to push it from directly behind or pull it from directly in front.
INFLUENCERS AND INFLUENZA – THE SILENT POWER
Influencers and influenza: both have the capacity to render one powerless, but while influenza’s challenge to the immune system is impossible to overlook, the influence on our thought processes of sources we trust can be far more insidious.
RUDDER, TILLER, WHEEL STEERING, EMERGENCY TILLER
Is overconfidence the order of the day? Have we lost our respect for the forces of nature? Naively succumbed to the marketers’ forked tongue? Is the new really always better than the old? Are today’s boats objectively better than yesterday’s?
PLANNING A LONG VOYAGE
Six months is really quite a long time, at least when it comes to travel planning.
EXPERIENCES WITH A BRAND NEW HANSE 588
I know Ariana und Jayme Souza since about 9 years, and of course it has been about transom ornaments. Jayme, living and working as surgeon in Salvador at that time and a sailor on his Bavaria 38 has purchased a Windpilot to leave for distant destinations.