Theo Stocker

How to check your rig

A screwdriver, a straight edge and a good set of eyes are all that’s required for a basic rig check. Gordon Bonney, of Performance Rigging, explains **IN ASSOCIATION WITH GJW…

how-to-repair-gelcoat

How to deal with gelcoat chips and achieve a perfect colour matched surface. Bruce Jacobs finds out from Mark Buckett of Solent Repairs. IN ASSOCIATION WITH GJW DIRECT

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The astounding seamanship involved in plucking a shipwrecked sailor from a liferaft ricocheting around the immense Southern Ocean deserves attention, racer or not. Theo Stocker introduces the February 2021 issue…

Knowing how to patch up a sail can get you home safely, extend your cruise and save you money. Rob Kemp at Kemp Sails talks Rachael Sport (www.rubicon3adventure.com) through sail…

how-to-service-a-winch-video

Servicing winches regularly is critical for safety, to keep things working easily and to prolong your equipment's life. Rachael Sprot of Rubicon 3 (www.rubicon3.co.uk) explains how to disassemble, clean and…