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A30 Spring Rendezvous


The first big event of the sailing season is the Spring Rendezvous. This event, like the Summer and Fall Rendezvous, is accessible by land or water, though members are encouraged to come by water if possible. (After all, this is a sailing association.) This event is a big party, generally over 100 people, and has a small charge to cover the costs.


This Old Boat book cover This Old Boat by Don Casey

Subtitled "turn a rundown fiberglass boat into a first-class yacht on a shoestring budget," this book is the best introduction I know boat maintenance for the new or prospective owner of a "modern classic" sailboat. Starting with guidelines for selecting a boat, Casey proceeds to fiberglass repairs, cabin and deckwork, spars and rigging, boat equipment, woodwork, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, painting, canvas work and sails. All of this is described in clear, simple terms perfect for the inexperienced. This is the book that taught me fiberglass work. But don't let it fool you; this book is appropriate for experienced boatowners, too. I still refer to it.

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