Category Archives: Nirvana

Nirvana in Salt Water?


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The Megatech manual says “no!”, but we say “yes!” We (SailRC) have always contended that Nirvana is as suitable in salt water as any boat in her price range, if not even more suitable.  “Price range” has to do with the quality of the “stainless” steel used in this boat, and some of the other […]

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New Tips & Tricks


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Tips & Tricks (T&Ts) are “how-tos” for model sailboats.  We are posting new articles often and will highlight some of them in our newsletter.  If you want to see all the T&Ts for the RC Laser, for instance, go to our website at SailRC.com, and go into Skippers Log.  There in the right column find […]

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Boom Vang – Nirvana


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Issue: Boom vang fittings at the lower end of the boom vang tackle fail.  Either the tang hole breaks out of the mast fitting, or the “L” shaped pivot fitting fails.  To clarify nomenclature.  The mast tang is the tongue that sticks out from the bottom of the mast with a hole in it.  The “L” […]

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