Crossing the gulf is a big milestone and a right of passage for anyone heading south. With a quick northern current churning up extra chop it can make for a bumpy ride. We've heard all the horror stories, but know to take all that dock talk with a grain of salt.
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CopperCoat antifouling bottom coating is a very polarizing topic. While researching what antifouling bottom paint to use on our Tartan 37 we heard everything from "It's Magic!" to "It's Snake oil". Surprisingly we didn't hear a whole lot of opinions in the middle, which only made the decision making process more difficult...
Storing your boat away for hurricane season is a daunting task. There's not much you can really do if Mother Nature conjures up her worst, but with proper planning and solid preparation you'll sleep better knowing you did your best -- and short of suffering the direct hit of a cat 4 or cat 5 hurricane -- your boat should survive!
This is nerve-wracking… After 5 months away from the boat, we return to the boatyard in Florida to find out how Soulianis survived over hurricane season.