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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Strong Winds and a Ripping Ebb Tide Make for Sporty Conditions for the First OYRA Race of the Season

Average wind speeds into the mid 20s and short, steep chop made for difficult driving conditions for Saturday’s full-crew Lightship race in San Francisco. There was no shortage of wind for the first full-crew OYRA race of the season to … Continue reading

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Quantum Sails Service & Support for Sperry Charleston Race Week 2015

Thursday Practice Use designated VHF channel for the circles Circle 3 for M20, M24, Viper: starts from 12pm – 2pm Circle 2 for J/70: starts from 2pm – 4pm Sail Repair On-site overnight sail repair by Quantum Charleston; on the … Continue reading

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