Wood has lot going for it. It is strong and stiff per unit weight, easy to work with, attractive, and economical. Teak decks provide classic good looks and superior non-skid. The downside is that without constant maintenance, wood rots, and even with maintenance it rots anyway, just slower. Yes, a few special woods, such as […]
In designing an asymmetrical cruising spinnaker, most sailmakers begin with the boats fore-triangle rig dimensions (I and J), and combine those with information about the intended use of the sail (tight reaching, reaching, or running) and information regarding where the sail will be used.