Recent content by Rob Cole

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    Roller Furling Info

    I am tired of fighting the winds here in the Upper Midwest and need to add roller furling and reefing points. I have some questions that I would appreciate help with. I always trailer sail and often sail solo; what is it like stepping the mast with roller furling? Can it be done without a huge...
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    tacking angles

    I would like some advice on knowing when to tack when going upwind in a race. I am not real clear on terms such as laylines and tacking angles. If the wind is at 10 mph, when would I tack, at what angle to the buoy?