Sails, Rigging & Deck Gear

From left: The orange Mini Hawk II stands out against the water, while the dart-like Davis Telo Cat follows it with every shift

Deck-level Wind Vanes

Not just for small boats, these sensors put the fun back in shifty winds

There are two primary wind indicators on a sailboat. First, we watch the sails. Sailing to windward we watch the jib for luffing and for flow on telltales.

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