Tag: Tayana 37

Colligo Dux Rigging

I decided to rig Satori with synthetic high-modulus polyethylene rope. Its a heat treated and stretched, then given the designation SK-75. On the street err…pier, it’s called Dux. Here’s some fun facts. Colligo Dux rigging is sized for stretch, not breaking strength.  Compared to wire, SK-75 has more material stretch in relation to breaking strength. This means that if 1 mm wire breaks…

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Solomons Cruise

We left the marina around 6:15 Saturday morning, winds predicted around 25kt sustained, gusting to 35kt and a small craft warning to boot. Sounds like great weather for the first long distance trip in a new boat… We turned out into the Patapsco river with no other boats in sight. I decided to just hoist the stay sail at first…

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Land Locked

Well I am almost ready to move this thing into the drink. The slip rent starts Monday and the original plan was to have it in this Sunday. However this has been a cold March and it does not inspire my fellow boaters to come out in the 15kt 45 degree breeze to sand and paint the bottom of their…

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