Recreation: Bubble Baths for Boats

The wind in the sails had grown too raw by last week for most U.S. salts, and the annual effort of putting up the boats for winter was nearly completed. The usual technique is to haul them out, secure them on cradles and cover them with canvas. The method is timehonored, but in many ways unsatisfactory. In the first Place, wooden hulls tend to "come and go"' that is, the timbers shrink in the dry winter air, expand when put back in the water. As a result, hulls can warp, fittings are sometimes...

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