Roller Furling Headsail | Improving Performance


This is aimed at the blue water cruising sailor that has his boat set up simply. He probably has just his mainsail and one all-purpose roller furling head sail. After a while cruising and getting more confident with his boat. He is ready to improve his boat’s sailing performance. Especially in lighter airs or downwind. … Read more

Boom Furling Mainsails

There are 3 systems for mainsail handling. We looked at the pros and cons of In Mast Furling mainsails. Now we will look at another option, In Boom Furling for the mainsail. These methods came about from efforts to make conventional mainsail handling easier. Let’s see how they work. Conventional Mainsail Every sailor is familiar … Read more