Did you ever notice the first thing a non-sailor will ask an experienced sailor is, “Have you ever been in a bad storm? I think Tennessee Williams said it best – Security is a kind of death.
Mixologist or not, you can make your sailing vacation a cut above the rest by mixing a few yummy drinks for your crew. You can even use your imagination once you start to realize what goes with what.
Anchoring and getting how much chain and rope right to let out is such an important topic that we thought we’d make this excerpt available for free in open space. Please enjoy how we dive into science and mathematics in these techniques.
The barber hauler owes its name to the Barber brothers, who introduced it for the first time in the 1950s to move the jib clew laterally and inwards to close the jib-mainsail channel and get a tighter angle on the wind. Over the years it has undergone a remarkable development….