Sailor (and fisherman) Jack Molan shared the below with me a few days ago. His story about refurbishing a Brown Searunner trimaran was fascinating all by itself. He tells it in what I’m calling “Part 1″ of this story … which is in the previous post.
But this second part of the story is really cool because many sailors do not know the extent to which synthetic lines are now being used in sailing. Jack shared about a product (synthetic rope/line) that he has worked with for 6 years while fishing in the Bering Sea. (Can you imagine any harsher conditions than that)? (more…)