Caution Aloft Regarding your recent “PS Advisor” on going aloft (see PS July 2020, “Simple Tricks on Going Aloft”), I don’t go aloft without a “marriage saver” headset. A reassuring quiet conversation is much safer and more efficient than shouting into the wind, but maybe not quite as entertaining to the neighbors. Our headsets are […]
We think the best bet is the modern keel/centerboard. Unlike centerboards of 20 years ago, the new ones are very efficient going to windward with the boards down and not all that bad with the boards partially raised or withdrawn into a stub keel.