Scamp Balanced-Lug Rigging Tutorial

Posted by on Jan 11, 2019 in Best of GHBoats, SCAMP | 0 comments

By popular request… at long last, a video tutorial about rigging the SCAMP Sailboat, with its balanced lug rig! It can look a bit intimidating at first if you’re only familiar with sloop-rigged boats, but it’s actually pretty simple once you know what you’re doing. We hope you find this helpful! ⛵️ As a side note, this tutorial is also helpful for the Melonseed, which uses the same essential balanced-lug rig. The...

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Deck the Hulls: Bringing the Holiday Spirit to the Waterfront

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in Just for Fun, Point Defiance | 0 comments

This weekend people everywhere are greening their houses, their workplaces, and their cities in preparation for the holiday season. Why not let a boat be part of the fun?! Here in Gig Harbor we have a great maritime culture, and every year there is a holiday boat parade where people festoon their boats with lights, and circle the harbor after sunset. It’s fun to view both from the water and from land, taking in the holiday lights from...

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10 Tips to Keep You Safe on Your Next Boat Camping Trip

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in Just for Fun |

Boat lovers understand that being in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to spend time with family and friends. On the water or on land, from hiking and mountain biking to swimming and fishing, camping gives you time to unwind, get into nature, and spend time with loved ones. But, camping is more enjoyable for everyone when it is safe.

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