49er GPS Light Wind Spinnaker Handling

hoist luff, get flow through the sails heel ->drive force, boat accelerates lull ->apparent wind moves forward, spinnaker collapses, boat heels to windward gust ->apparent wind moves backward, spinnaker stops curling, boat heels to leeward lull ->apparent wind moves forward, spinnaker collapses, boat heels to windward boat accelerates ->apparent wind moves forward boat shoots into […]

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How to sail – The Essential Factors: Part 2 of 9 Wind Awareness

So let’s start with wind awareness. This is the only essential that is outside of the boat. Having an understanding of where the wind is blowing from is an essential skill to learn, and forms the basis of everything that happens aboard. The wind is reasonably constant, but as your boat changes direction, you must […]

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Stuck in the middle of the Atlantic with no wind or engine – Ep33 – The Sailing Frenchman

Even when the wind is being a pain in the neck, there is always those nice sunrises to wake up to We’ve been becalmed all night, we drifted two milles during the night just take it and try to keep moving forward again we stuck with barely no wind and so not much to do […]

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Boat Ride 4 Vets gives heroes a fun day on the lake

SATURDAY..OUR SATURDAY..OUR NEXT SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL MILITARY..BOTH SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL MILITARY..BOTH ACTIVE SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL MILITARY..BOTH ACTIVE DUTY SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL MILITARY..BOTH ACTIVE DUTY AND SATURDAY..OUR NEXT GUESTS INVITE ALL MILITARY..BOTH ACTIVE DUTY AND VETERANS […]

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The Sail That Travels Faster Than the Wind | The Tech Race

Welcome to The Tech Race. Hi-tech sails, inspired by aeronautical engineering, can allow athletes to travel at speeds of over 100kmh. (AERODYNAMIC SAILS) The shape and material of a sail is key. Thanks to aerodynamics, sailing boats and windsurf boards can reach higher speeds than their motor – the wind itself. The material and shapes […]

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