More on reefing

Reefing is an important skill for all sailors. Putting in a reef should take less than 30 seconds … not really hard to tuck in a reef in less than 20 seconds and close to 10 on a Sage 17, Sage 15 or SageCat. On the Sage boats the reefing system that comes standard is … More More on reefing

Reefing

Spring has come conversations among sailors has increased. One topic that has been batted around is reefing. For those reading that are not sailors reefing is reducing the size of the boats sails in response to the wind speed increasing. The smaller sail catches less wind and the boat heels less (until the wind increases … More Reefing

Feels like Fall, a Puget Sound Sail and boat handling tips

Here in Colorado the last week has been cool (for Colorado) and sailing on Lake Dillon this past weekend the weather was almost cold, overcast and raining.  the air had the ‘Fall’ feel. In July I was able to go on a short overnight cruise.  Not on SWEET PEA, on AIR BORN the Sage Marine … More Feels like Fall, a Puget Sound Sail and boat handling tips