Cruising Tips

Reversible Weather Cloth

by Tor Pinney, Posted April 9, 2014

When sailing in rough weather, cresting waves can send buckets of seawater flying into a cockpit.


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Boatworks

I have a Code Zero-type headsail with a torque-rope luff I’ve been flying with a continuous-line furler on my 40-foot cutter


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Boatworks

When the going gets tough is when it’s most fun to steer


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Racing

Remember learning that the basic motions of a boat are roll, pitch and yaw? Now add “heave,” the nautical engineering term for the lift of a hydrofoil, or “foil,” as we seem destined to call them.


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Rallies

SAIL's Snowbird Rally down the ICW announces a new stopover in Beaufort, South Carolina, complete with low-country dinner, music and free dockage


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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