SailNet Community - View Single Post - Windvane Steering Necessary for Long Ocean Passages?
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 12-07-2002 Thread Starter
Stormer
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 66
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
 
Windvane Steering Necessary for Long Ocean Passages?

Question:

Is windvane steering essential? Richard Henderson''s Singlehanded Sailing discusses alternatives and suggests that it is possible to work out statisfactory self steering arrangements by rigging sheets to the helm. He also indicates that a few single handers have used these arrangements on very long voyages. Does anyone have any experience with these arrangements?
Stormer is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome