New Sails | When and How to get them

Experienced sailors and long time boat owners know when it’s time to replace their sails. They generally know exactly what they want and can communicate this information to the sail maker. This results in the right sail for their boat with only a little input from the sail maker. Less experienced sailors or new boat … Read more

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Lessons Learned Sailing

This is about some lessons learned sailing in a new area and in a new (to me) boat. Just started sailing and racing again having moved from the Caribbean to the US. Met some people over the summer and got invited to do some racing on some different boats. So here are some lessons remembered … Read more

Bowsprit Sails

As I was walking through the Annapolis Boat Show I was struck by how similar the new boats seemed to be. To the untrained eye they would’ve been difficult to tell apart from one another. If it hadn’t been for the prominently displayed builders and designers logos. They were all very similar in their concepts. … Read more

Light-Air Sailing | Racing Tricks

Boats racing in light air

For most sailors, when the wind gets really light, it’s time for the motor. If you are racing however, that’s not an option. Light air sailing is the most overlooked and under practiced sailing skill. Especially for those sailors that live in generally windy areas. Having grown up and raced in a light wind area, … Read more