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WIKI – Lug & Sprit Performance

A WIKI to collect together a whole bunch of information that has been experienced, theorised or tried out on the Storerboats Forum.

We are primarily interested in applying racing dinghy technology to traditional rigs to get excellent performance at a fraction of the cost.

This section is edited by a team. If you wish to join us, please email me (see right column)

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Club Racing the Goat Island Skiff – yardstick handicap racing

[Translate] A quick jump to the end for those wanting to know the outcome.  George’s club yardstick is 1117.  That’s the same as an Enterprise or slightly slower than an OK.  George is an experienced larger yacht racer and you can see his learning curve in this article.  I’m sure there is more to come […]
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The Canon – Tools for thinking about sailing and boat design – Books and Articles

One of the most important things as a designer or sailor is to keep an open mind, but also to be able to analyze things in light of real experience and prior knowledge.This article, after a bit of a spiel, goes on to give some great resources that “opened my eyes” at different times in my life.They focus on areas of structural design, sailing, sail aerodynamics and touch on a bit more.
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