Prepping for winter

Prepping for winter

Winter in the great PNW means rain, lots of rain. A few weeks back we decided it was time to drop our Genoa from its roller furler to minimize exposure to constant wetness and mildew.

Dropping the foresail is an easy project. We took the boat out to a calm spot, released the halyard and pulled the sail down through the groove in the furler.

Our timing was perfect and due to the early sunsets in December, calm wind and cloudless sky we were treated to a fireworks show. Photos below…

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