Month: April 2015

Grab a bargain

Salty John Boat Products has acquired a number of Loos Type A metric rig tension gauges at an extremely low price and I want to pass this opportunity on to my readers. The Type A (91M) handles wire sizes 2.5mm, 3mm and 4mm and is suitable for dinghies and small keel boats.  They are available …

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Creations in stainless steel tube

Walking through marinas where cruising boats reside you come across some impressive structures created from stainless steel tubing. The radar arch is de rigueur on any self respecting cruising boat these days and this is often combined with davits, solar panel arrays and wind generators. Useful stuff is stainless steel tubing.