Free delivery over £45 / Next Day Delivery Available if ordered before 3pm GMT

Select store

Your Basket

Your your basket is currently empty

Taxes and shipping calculated at checkout Checkout

Technique Tips

Blog articles on how to great the best from your chosen water sport.

Do you sail to your tell tales? Do you know your 4th Corner? Strong Wind Techniques for two sails.

By Steve Cockerill 30th September 2020

  Sailing with Tell Tales - The 4th CornerSailing with Tell Tails: I could not sail without tell tails - but for many - sailing with them can make their sailing worse. Let me explain: When the boat is healing and overpowered to windward - and the helm continues to try to keep the tell tails parallel - then please, please, please pinch or ease the jib - lift the windward tell tale - and reduce the tipping moment.  By easing the jib in a large gust, and ignoring them saying bear away, then you have opened the slot (the...