Lifts and Headers

Lifts and Headers

Last week, Core Instructor, Trevor Steel, discussed how wind direction becomes variable during SF Bay winters. The wind will not only shift generally during the season, say, from the South West to the North, but during your winter day of…

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Bridge Troll

Bridge Troll

While out sailing this past Friday with friends I learned of my new favorite San Francisco Bay eccentricity, the troll living underneath the new Bay Bridge. I know this sounds a bit crazy, but trust me, there’s a troll up…

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Play the Backstay

Play the Backstay

An adjustable backstay can be one of the most useful and impactful tools when it comes to de-powering your sail plan. However, it’s often overlooked and underplayed. Simply put, the backstay can bend the mast when tightened and straighten the…

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New Beneteau 37 Joins Fleet

New Beneteau 37 Joins Fleet

Say hello to Ms. T, our new Beneteau Oceanis 37! Available to charter by August 1st, Ms. T is a fine example of Beneteau’s world class Oceanis line of cruising sailboats. Designed by the famed French firm, Finot Conq, the…

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