1. santiagoquirogaalvarez

    General Tips for Boathandling in waves

    Lately, It has been pretty windy here in LA where I sail. Windy as in the wind is in the sustained 30 Kn range. I have been having trouble making the boat accelerate in those wind conditions with the swell (which is at 4-5 ft in height). Any tips to go upwind in that condition?
  2. Adam Sails

    Difficulty pulling block to block

    When I sail my laser, I always find it difficult to pull block to block for upwind legs, and when I manage it, it is hard to maintain tension on the line for long periods of time, it sometimes results in some wrist pain the following day. I sail an old 1981 Laser Standard with the original kit...
  3. L

    Laser upwind Boatspeed?

    I am a laser sailor who has sailed a laser for two seasons. Despite my reasonable time sailing a laser, I am still struggling to get upwind Boatspeed. The boat I have started with the basics of laser but with aide from my club, is now rigged up-to-date. I sail a radial rig and weigh...