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Sail Selection Part 4 – New Sail Love

Well I have had my new 110% jib for about two months now. Receiving that shipment in the mail was like Christmas! Sheet Position So far I am figuring out the best position for my sheets relative to my standing rigging and fairlead track….

Sail Selection – Part 3 Measurements

Alright so I’m not going to lie, it has taken me a couple of weeks to get organized to do my measurements. The Headsail_Staysail Measurement v1.3 guide I was asked to fill in is comprehensive and with Spindrift being out on a pin I…

Sail Selection – Part 2 Budget & Materials

So the quotes have started rolling in and oh my! My cheap Scottish side is not happy! Haha. On the other hand, I am getting SO excited at the thought of a nice, new, crisp sail to trim. Delish! As I noted in Part…

Sail Selection – Part 1 Sailmaker

Alright, so I have finally embraced the fact that Spindrift needs a new headsail. There are 3 standard, or more common, sizes of headsail including: genoa (150%), jib (115%) and a storm jib (40% or less). The percentages refer to the triangular area between…