Tag: Foredeck

  • On The Pointy-End

    Santa Cruz 27, Hanalei, sailboat races downwind with it's bright red spinnaker, #1118, ahead of the crowd

    Up on the pointy end of a 4-6 man boat, my job is most often rigging, hoisting, changing, re-rigging, and dropping the for-sails, including the most common request of “SKIRT!” where after a tack, I make sure the jib is clear of the life-lines so it’ keeps the appropriate shape. Depending on the skipper and […]