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Edson will have limited operations on December 1 and 2. Shipping will resume on December 5.

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Replacing wire steering cable with Dyneema

Posted by Dave on May 9th 2022

Replacing wire steering cable with Dyneema

Many of the world's top race boats have switched to using Dyneema rope instead of 7x19 wire. Edson has successfully supplied many systems using rope-based steering cable for many years, including on o …

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Can stainless be magnetic?

Posted by Dave on Apr 28th 2022

Can stainless be magnetic?

Many of the best blog topics come up from conversations we have around the office or customer questions. Today's comes from both so it must be an absolute humdinger!Stainless steel is generally though …

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Pre-purchase steering inspection

Posted by Dave on Apr 15th 2022

Pre-purchase steering inspection

Spring is happening with a vengeance here in New England, which means that brokerage activity is or will soon be in full bloom to match the daffodils. While most pre-purchase surveys will give a broad …

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Site Refresh Phase 1

Posted by Dave on Mar 31st 2022

Site Refresh Phase 1

As you may have noticed when you clicked onto our homepage, the site has a new look. We ask a lot of the site, as it has to play storefront to a ton of different products in several different categori …

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Steering cable tension

Posted by Dave on Mar 24th 2022

Steering cable tension

An underappreciated element of sailboat steering maintenance is cable tension. Most people don't think too much about it, but in minor cases it can cause some imperfect steering responses and markedly …

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Some Safety at Sea Basics pt 2

Posted by Dave on Mar 15th 2022

Some Safety at Sea Basics pt 2

First off, for anyone planning to do coastal cruising of any sort, please consider taking a Safety at Sea course. I took my first before a Bermuda Race about 20 years ago and still use lessons fr …

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