Tips For Starting A RC Sailing Club, Building A Fleet

I enjoyed building one of the largest one-design model sailing clubs (60 boats) in the country, and I did it in about 18 months in a rather unlikely location in Colorado. There are certainly a number of ways to get the job done, but I my experience is proof that a little organization goes a long way.  Many think that ... More

Slip Sliding Away (Without a Rudder)

Yes, you can sail without a rudder, but it's a huge pain. Sailing with a half-fast rudder is also ridiculous - so let's talk some turkey about the often overlooked rudder. The Pintle The little round post that is on top of the leading edge of the rudder (the one that plugs into that hole in the bottom of the boat at ... More