How to Prepare Your Boat and Your Crew for a Signature Regatta

A multi-day regatta presents a new set of challenges and a lot more pressure than your average season race. Here are a few dos and don’ts to make sure your boat and your crew are ready to perform. Your crew has … 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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Interlodge Rebounds on Day Three at Quantum Key West 2014

By Scott Nixon Wednesday –day three in Key West–saw beautiful weather return after a very atypical first two days. Monday was very light where some classes did not get a race in and other classes like the TP52 class got … Continue reading

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