Bluewater Sailing Techniques Part 3: Coping with squalls


Discover the best way to cope with squalls and weather them safely in the latest installment of our Bluewater Sailing Techniques series
Bluewater sailing part 3

Tradewind sailing is dream sailing but the biggest worry is the tropical squall. This can be anything from a benign gust to a 50 per cent increases in wind speed.We show how to identify squalls and prepare the boat and crew to weather them safely so that they can even be enjoyed as an exhilarating and refreshing experience.


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