Headsail Options

 

Please follow the links below for full details of these headsail options.

 

Headsail or Forsail

The genoa appears 'de rigueur' for most sailors today however, I prefer the working jib for the open sea ....... Read More

The Inner Foresail and Staysail

A demerit of the furling forestay is that once the jib or genoa has been furled, it occupies the slot required for a heavy weather jib. My answer to the problem is to set a hard wind jib ......... Read more

The Asymmetric Spinnaker

When reaching and running in light winds, I substitute an asymmetric spinnaker for the Simbo Rig ...... Read more

Cutter Rig

As many cruising sailors opt for the cutter rig,...... Read more