So are you sick of your jib flogging around when you turn the boat down wind? Do you dread heading down wind because you know the boat’s performance will drastically suffer? Somehow the thought of the spinnaker is always nice, but when it really comes down to it, MAN that’s a lot of work! Not […]Read More Cruisers Can Fly Spinnakers Too!
Jib boom or no jib boom… that is the question. First we need to figure out why it’s there to begin with. The jib boom really only has its advantages when sailing “off the wind”. It allows the sail to maintain a well projected, fast sail shape as the sheet is eased off of centerline. […]Read More The Self Tending Jib Boom
……is back again. This year, just to mix things up a bit, the Powerboat Show will be up first, starting tomorrow October 3-6. Make sure you visit us at our booth (Tent O-13) next week at the Sailboat Show which will begin on the 10th through the 14th. Also you can see our ad in this month’s […]Read More The Annapolis Fall Boat Show……
Well folks, apparently the last one was such a success that they’re doing it again. U.S. Yacht Shows proudly presents, the second annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show 2013. The event will be held in Annapolis’ historical downtown, City Dock. The Annapolis Fall boat show, has helped to build the town’s reputation for hosting the largest boat show in the […]Read More The Annapolis Spring Boat Show Lives On!
Looking for a good video to inspire your crew. I was pleased to find this gem in the Quantum Racing library. Leave it up to Team Quantum and skipper Terry Hutchinson to demonstrate perfect boat mechanincs. If you have never seen a full crew on TP52 work in harmony before then this is a good […]Read More Best Crew Work Ever
I really didn’t intend to blog so much about the Volvo Ocean Race but there is just so much interesting news! Apparently the French Team, Groupama retain a 80 NM lead but maybe not for long. As the fleet heads into the Indian Ocean and perhaps the trickiest and most unpredictable portion of the race, The […]Read More Pirates Amidst!
Take a minute to check out the impeccable crew work of Team Quantum as well as the excellent helmsman skills in close quarters of Annapolis’ own, Terry Hutchinson, long time skipper of the TP52 Quantum Racing Team.Read More Amazing Crew Work