Section 4



Boatspeed makes you a tactical genius

Marketing strapline of leading sailmaker

The trouble with good boatspeed is that, if you go the wrong way,
it’s a lot further to come back

Paul Elvstrøm (greatest dinghy sailor ever)

                                                                    Q: How the blazes do you go so fast?

                                                                  A: because, unlike you, I hike like ****

                                               Q: (to leading class sailmaker) – why are my sails so slow?

A: (that he dare not give) They are not.
The real issue is that you are (to paraphrase) a completely useless idiot