SailNet Community - View Single Post - I hate wind......
View Single Post
Old 05-22-2010
capecodda capecodda is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 777
Thanks: 10
Thanked 29 Times in 29 Posts
Rep Power: 6
capecodda is on a distinguished road
Code 0?

Dr B

Put a 100 or 90 blade on that roller, and leave it there. Then look into a Code 0 sail for the light wind days. These thing can be configured to roll up on a flexible line, and pack into a bag like a big snake.

If you get caught with the Code 0 up, you can roll it in and roll out the blade, or vice versa. Of course since the 2 rollers are right up next too each other, you cannot tack the Code 0, but you can't have everything.

If this can be made to work on your rig, you won't have to drop the blade to switch, which can big a bigger job, particularly in a blow.

Yea, we all hate/love wind
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook