When yachts bear away from close hauled the headsail can get blanketed or twist off, especially if it is a non-overlapping or self-tacking jib.

This tendency has driven an evolution in alternative ‘crosswind’ sails as an easy-to-handle alternative to conventional (and cumbersome) downwind sails.

We discuss the history of the “Code Zero”, and choices facing sailors looking to invest in the new ‘crosswind’ sail sector, and offer complementary copies of the recent article written by our expert Owain Peters.

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Kemp Sails
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