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The Twins The Twins

Two genoas sewn together to form a massive foresail. Used in light winds, generally when the wind is behind. They can be used as a genoa on a beam reach.

South Africa to Saint Helena, Day 12

  Yes, he did it! A solution for the twins!! Two U Bolt through mast head, attached to which was a 12mm eye bolts to which a block was attached. Winched up the mast, Bob made the repairs and those monoliths flew once more – until this day, that was. Only hours into daylight disbelief […]

South Africa to Saint Helena, Day 6

The first days out, winds were sublime. Late afternoon upon us this particular day, we were both in the galley, me preparing tea and Bob procuring an afternoon drink when the emission of a loud popping sound, followed in its wake by a muffled thud, promptly caught our attention. Whilst Bob raced upstairs, I rapidly […]