GENOAS & HEADSAILS
DESIGN YOUR OWN
Use tab to navigate through the menu items.
Compared with other types of rig, the modern Bermudan sail plan is highly efficient to windward. Downwind, though, it's a different story - and that's where spinnakers and cruising chutes come in.
If you've been put off spinnakers by witnessing or experiencing wraps, broaches and assorted mishaps, take heart. By following a few simple rules and not trying anything too ambitious, you'll find it's all pretty simple!
Rolling up Cruising Chutes, Gennakers and Asymmetric Spinnakers - using a Hi-Modulus Torque rope, with a swivel at the Sail's Tack and a 'continuous line' furling system.
With its clew higher than the tack, it looks like a Cruising Chute, but with much more curvature and area on the Luff and Leech.