Here at SAIL magazine we’ve long been fans of veteran ocean racer and shorthanded sailing pro Ryan Breymaier, who has built a successful career as part of the Hugo Boss team (with which he won the 2014 IMOCA New York to Barcelona Race) and as skipper for the record-breaking maxi-tri Lending Club. In this video, he offers a fascinating glimpse into the mindset that has allowed him to become arguably the most successful shorthanded sailor in the United States.
Getting More Use From Kedge Anchors
If you are cruising, you need at least two anchors on board for the simple reason that you must have a backup. Imagine having to slip your anchor on a stormy night with other boats dragging down on yours, or having your rope rode severed by some unseen underwater obstacle, ...read more