It's the end of January. Some of us are still sailing but most of us are sitting around thinking about it. UK Sailmakers Ireland say now is the chance to take advantage of the down time and read something that could potentially improve our sailing experiences in 2018.
In conjunction with the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) and Afloat.ie, UK Sailmakers will publish a series of knowledge sharing and 'how-to' articles in preparation for the 2018 season.
From rig tune, to sail trim, to design, materials and development – and perhaps some industry secrets – the aim of the series is to cover a number of wide ranging topics which will appeal to all levels of sailor.
To start off, UK Sailmakers Ireland team member and four time Olympian Mark Mansfield details some on the intricacies of fraction rig tune.
Read the first article on Afloat.ie here