Twist in the mainsail

Here is a question from a student regarding letting out the main traveller in a gust. I referred them to this post http://www.nauticed.org/blog/sailtrim/stopping-rounding-up-dead-in-it’s-tracks/ which talks about moving the traveller upwind and letting out onthe mainsheet to increase twist at the top of the sail and thus reducing the forces aloft. >>>>>>>> Greetings from Northern Michigan […]

Reefing a Catamaran

Here’s a question from a student. >>>>>>> Grant, I would like some clarification on the steps taken to reef a main sail on a cat.  I’m going out on a 48ft cat and prob want to reef the sail before i go out…. Do i reef it while at the dock or in the water […]