W17 Header W17 Sail Insignia

logoHome Button  

More pics of the W17R

September 4, 2014

responsive jquery slider

Here are more pics of the W17R in 15-20k of wind. As we were now two, the jib was added to the reefed main. For this outing, we rolled the lower reef area around the lower sail batten, rather than the boom and tied it up. This left the attachment for the mast tiller free and available and worked well. Despite 'the bumpy surface' (up to 3ft height, short waves), we still hit a high of 14.4k on this day and the new rudder fence prevented any rudder cavitation

"See the Copyright Information & Legal Disclaimer page for copyright info and use of ANY part of this text or article"