Editorial August 2006 Issue

The Technological Edge

It’s always interesting putting together a report on sails because you are bound to find some strong opinions, not only from the pros who make the sails, but the sailors who buy them.

[IMGCA[(1)]With such a range of preferences (quirks, some might say), cruisers can be a sailmaker’s nightmare. Each cruising sail must be, to some degree, custom-built. As our market scan of asymmetrical sails (See "Riding the A-train," page 13) reveals, the road to…

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