Sailing downwind, choosing the right spinnaker sock

Pogo50 downwind in the trade winds, thanks to the spinnaker sock. © C.Fernbach

The spinnaker is a magnificent sail, but sometimes intimidating because it is so fickle. Fortunately, "the sock" makes the use of the spinnaker very accessible when cruising even with a small crew. Not all socks are the same and we will see how to choose the right one.

La chaussette permet d'envoyer le spi en solo

1- Le Fourreau ; 2 Le bout de va-et-vient ; 3 L'avaloir ; 4 Bande de couleur

La chaussette libère le spinnaker

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