Reefing a Sailboat – HTML5 Animations

Just posting here some fun and helpful animations of reefing the sails.

The animation below represents where sails must be lowered. In the case of the headsail, it needs to be replaced with a smaller sail. Remember, the higher the number, the smaller the sail.

This specific one represents where the boat is fitted with furling headsail and mainsail

Animations like the ones included here are used throughout NauticEd Courses and help us save thousands of words and many, many reading hours.

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Last updated on July 19th, 2022