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M24 via “You Tube” Spinnaker set and douse

By Trevor Smith on in M24 Learn Sailing via "You Tube", video

Lesson # 3 Trevor’s comments: Only one person leaves the rail…prefeeding the tack and helping the chute go up the middle of the boat Chute always comes out the bag. Do not leave the rail until boat flattens (especially if … Continue reading

M24 via “You Tube”: Light air Gybing

By Trevor Smith on in M24 Learn Sailing via "You Tube", video

Lesson #2 : Light air gybing.Trevor’s comments: Note the crew moving to the windward side to initiate the gybe Floater person helps pull spin around – note final pull on leech is straight down. Spinnaker comes through before main (early … Continue reading

M24 online article light wind

By Trevor Smith on in articles, M24 Learn Sailing via "You Tube"

team wardance Quantum

  Great article which includes a lot of light air tips… Link to article>>  

M24 via “You Tube”: Tacking

By Trevor Smith on in M24 Learn Sailing via "You Tube", video

Lesson #1 – Tacking Light to medium – Note how crew does not go immediately to the high side but just spins in the legs…ready to move together to high side to flatten. Tactian helps with traveller when 5 person … Continue reading