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  1. Racing
    Bonjour, I contact you, in oder to inform you about a "race in paradise": the longest leeward windward race around the biggest lagoon in the world ( 650 milles!) The race starts the 19th october from Noumea ( New Caledonia) and finish in Noumea. This is the 4tth edition of the race. Start...
  2. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hey all, I'm doing research for a book in which a traditional square-rigged ship is preparing to dock, which got me thinking about a few questions: 1) How did traditional sailing ships come to stop? Clearly, they needed to reduce sail, but 2) were they able to reef and furl the sails full of...
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