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Flying Sails

Most sailors own a spinnaker or DRS, but many are afraid to use one. Designed for the sailor and crew that is already capable of handling their boat, but are not sure about the use of a spinnaker of gennaker.

You will learn how to properly and safely set, fly and douse your spinnaker or DRS. As well you will learn how to properly gybe the sail and work the various poles, sheets and guys, twings (tweekers), etc. After mastering the fine art of flying sails proper folding techniques will be reviewed and practiced.



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