Have you ever struggled to keep the reef cringle/dog bone ring, on the reef hook while hoisting the reefed sail? Why hasn’t someone manufactured this simple fix long ago? Ever have to chase off opportunistic fishermen turned pirates? Here is a follow up experiment so we, and you, can do even a better job next time. For old design boats that have an inexplicable lack of side deck drainage, here... Show more

Pirates on Sailboats-FLARES as defense, Reefing...

Pirates on Sailboats -Flares as defense. Reefing Hooks, Scuppers - Patrick Childress Sailing Videos #28. Using a flare in self defense. What are the alternat...