The Waterlust Team documents the journey of Tripp and Chris Burd as they compete on a 22-foot beach catamaran in the inaugural Race to Alaska, a 750-mile human-powered boat race from Port Townsend Washington to Ketchikan Alaska. To learn more about the race, visit www.r2ak.com.
Ask Sail: Are Self-trackers Worth It?
Q: I’m seeing more and more self-tacking jibs out on the water (and in the pages of SAIL) these days. I can’t help thinking these boats are all hopelessly underpowered, especially off the wind, when compared to boats with even slightly overlapping headsails. But I could be ...read more