Anyone here who has sailed a Sabre?
They are an Australian class
Just wondering if i could get a comparison with a Laser from people who have sailed both??
I hate the laser at the moment, but also don't want to buy another boat if i have just as many problems in it.
Im not sure if ill have...
When sailing a laser radial in 15+ knots im really overpowered
So i tried to depower the boat by cranking on the outhaul, Cunningham & vang
But i still couldn't sheet block to block upwind, because as soon as i sheeted on the boat heeled so much i capsized.
So i ended up with the main out...
Has anyone rigged up some kind of righting line on a single hander?
Im hoping for something i can put a loop in that i can use as a step to get up onto the centreboard, while i build my upper body strength
But i also don't want it to be yet another rope to get tangled in while im sailing
Ive sailed crewed dinghies for years but only sailed single handers twice.
On my second ever sail in the laser i had a bit of a scare.
Now im feeling quite apprehensive about sailing again in case it happens again.
Any tips for getting over that?
It was before the start, but the start boat...
Recently bought a laser after sailing double-handed dinghies for many years
Yesterday I sailed it for the second time. It was blowing about 15 knots consistently with gusts over & this had caused some waves to chop up.
I had a radial rig on & I weigh about 68kgs. I was so overpowered. I was...
Can someone please tell me how to start a race properly? Basically everyone I sail with and against started in the junior classes where they get coaching on that kind of thing so they are all really good at it. I never sailed the junior classes & have never had any coaching (our state yachting...
Does anyone have any tips as to how to launch & retrieve a skiff in beach break? I read the laser threads which were helpful, but I was hoping for some tips for a skiff.
We have a long daggerboard (about 1.5 metres) and a drop down rudder blade. We cant really pull the board up too much without...