Preview: Shaping Sails for Performance, Part 1 – The Control Lines

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Brooklin Boat Yard owner Steve White takes us aboard Vortex, the Swede 55 he has sailed to victory over so many decades, to show us how he uses the running rigging and various control lines to shape her sails to match specific conditions.

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    David Green says:

    Excellent. Would be fun to go sailing with this gent, I think he’d be a patient instructor.

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    Thomas Kelly says:

    That was great. It cleared up a number of questions I had. Not that I absorbed it all, but is was a good start. Thank you.


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