SailNet Community - View Single Post - downwind sail for PSC31
View Single Post
post #28 of Old 03-07-2013
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 115
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Re: downwind sail for PSC31

Just weighing in: My PSC came with a beautiful assym spinaker. I have gradually learned to use it in various conditions and absolutely love it! There are other options for downwind/light wind sailing but with a sock, the AS is such a nice solution--and so much prettier than white sails. Yes, it is a fairly large bag stored down below but it is so light and compressible that it doesn't bother me a bit (it is wonderfully soft to sleep on up on the foredeck!). I remember I once left on a cruise and thought the AS was on board but it was not--I was very unhappy and vowed to never leave port without it again. (All that said, next chance I get I want to experiment with double headsails.)

Paul Cooper
PSC31 #9 "Wayfarer"

The secret to sailing is good judgment. Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
okapi3 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome