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Knock-Off the Winter Rust From Your Racing Skills: 5 Tips From the Goose Island Colors Regatta

The Goose Island Colors Regatta marks the start of another sailing season here in Chicago.  It’s been a long (and cold) winter.  It turns out that an iced over lake is not ideal for keeping our skills sharp.  Most of … Continue reading

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Unusually Pleasant Racing Down to Monterey

The forecast for this year’s Spinnaker Cup from San Francisco to Monterey was for 7 to 10 out of the west. A couple dozen boats and their crews played hooky on Friday for the 18th annual Spinnaker Cup race to Monterey, … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Reasons Top-Down Spinnaker Furlers Are Awesome For Asymmetrical Spinnakers

Top-down furling has a ton advantages over standard hoisting of asymmetrical spinnakers for shorthanded sailing and cruising. Top-down furling systems were originally designed for hard-core ocean racers, but they can make ripping downwind even more accessible for cruising crews and … Continue reading

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