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Keel Failure and the Deadly Inversion

Keel Failure and the Deadly Inversion

A Bad Day at the Office The Old Salt Blog recently posted a slightly inflammatory but informative piece on keels falling off (here) which raises more questions than it answers.  Whether or not the few tragic incidents require an overhauling of design specs or...
Falling Leaf – Man Overboard Method Christened.

Falling Leaf – Man Overboard Method Christened.

Before RYA Examiner Dave De Wolfe came out to Kingston from Halifax to examine two of Topmast’s students at the Yachtmaster level we had a phone conversation about the efficacy of various man overboard techniques. It took a few minutes but we both agreed there’s a big...
First RYA Powerboat Certificates in Canada

First RYA Powerboat Certificates in Canada

A wet May has made for some interesting challenges in the sail training business. However, when Topmast ran Canada’s first Powerboat Level 1&2 course over the May 27/28 weekend there was nothing but sunshine. With every intention of carrying out the short theory...

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