E15 Gas

NOTE: I originally posted this January 2015 on Sage Marine’s BLOG. In a short time the BLOG will be closed – stupidly. I am reposting this information so it is not lost. The information is still very important and since the post was first shared the number of filling stations with E15 has increased. Be sure you know the type of fuel you … More E15 Gas

Varnishing Part 2

NOTE: I originally posted this December 2014 on Sage Marine’s BLOG. In a short time the BLOG will be closed – stupidly. I am reposting this information so it is not lost. In this post I will outline my process for finish varnishing the Sage 17 rudders. (read part one here.) After each rudder has … More Varnishing Part 2

Varnishing

NOTE: I originally posted this December 2014 on Sage Marine’s BLOG. In a short time the BLOG will be closed – stupidly. I am reposting this information so it is not lost. Each Sage 17 comes with a solid mahogany rudder and a laminated ash and mahogany tiller made by JO Woodworks. John does the … More Varnishing

Wood finishes

NOTE: I originally posted this December 2014 on Sage Marine’s BLOG. In a short time the BLOG will be closed – stupidly. I am reposting this information so it is not lost. Exterior and interior wood, to me, makes a sailboat ‘salty’ and appropriately like, well, a boat. From my early days, when my folks … More Wood finishes