Top 10 DIY Projects of 2015

What a year it’s been here on The $tingy Sailor! We’ve seen incredible growth in the number of pages viewed every day—up 260% over last year to over 250,000 views to date from 148 countries. The number of you who subscribed to this blog to receive the Stingy Sailor Spotlight newsletter more than doubled. I sent out…

Build Your Own Mast Gates

In order for any mainsail reefing system to work correctly with a mast that has a slug opening for bending on the mainsail, there should be a way to prevent the sail slugs from falling out of the opening when you reef the sail. If they fall out, somebody has to guide them back in when you let the…