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Think the necessity for pace with uneven crusing uneven sails have revolutionized the game of cruising yet require a unique set of talents. you can now examine the secrets and techniques of having the main out of your boat - even if you sail an access point dinghy, excessive functionality skiff, sportsboat or catamaran.

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Indd 33 26/06/12 2:08 PM 34 ● ASYMMETRIC SAILING Nice and flat for this gybe, but get ready to bear away again the moment the boom flips across Hoisting the Gennaker Hoisting the gennaker is something that you should attempt for the first time only in lightto-medium airs. Hopefully you’ll have already done your shore drills, so you’ve got some of your routines worked out between the helm and the crew. Here are some of the basic rules and responsibilities of each of the sailors during the hoist. Most championship race courses are based on port-hand rounding, which means that you’ll be bearing away from a beat onto a starboard reach or run before hoisting the gennaker.

Once it starts to go, that’s fine. If the crew goes in too late, then it might actually capsize to windward although that doesn’t happen very often. More often you see people going into the boat too soon before the bear-away has begun. Dave Hivey and Mari Shepherd on a windy wavy day in the RS200. Safely borne away, Mari stands up to start hoisting. . indd 43 26/06/12 2:08 PM 44 ● ASYMMETRIC SAILING Half way through the hoist, a big wave threatens a nosedive, so Dave hikes as far aft as possible, leaving Mari free to continue hoisting.

The risk is that the slower the hoist, the more vulnerable you become to the gennaker flopping into the water off the leeward side of the boat, and then trawling the gennaker. That’s when the real trouble begins, but we’ll save that for another chapter! Expert Advice Geoff Carveth, hoisting in sportsboats First you must fully bear away before you even start hoisting. And the worst way to steer is with the rudder. Try to make it a slow turn so you’re using minimal rudder. Ease loads of mainsheet with the vang eased to help spin the boat away from the wind.

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