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Sail Selection Part 4 – New Sail Love

Precision Sails

Well I have had my new Precision Sails 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…

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 sail measurements. The Headsail_Staysail Measurement v1.3 guide I was asked to fill in is comprehensive and with Spindrift being out on a pin…

Sail Selection – Part 2 Budget & Materials

Colourful Sails

So the quotes have started rolling in for my new headsail and oh my! My cheap Scottish side is not happy! My new sail budget may have been a little off. Haha. On the other hand, I am getting SO excited at the thought…

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…