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Author: Joe B.
Subject: Hanks on genoa
Info: (4988 views) Posted: Monday 7-11-11 07:07:26 AM
I recently added Wichard hanks instead of the traditional spring loaded style. This allows one handed removal and I bet they won't cake up with deposits as much. Tip I learned from Andrew Evans' Single Handed Booklet, SSS website.

Joe

:: Hanks are better in light air..and they don't let the
:: sail fall over like a headfoil will..But are a pain
:: doing head sail changes.
::
:: :: I like hanks for short handed sailing, but for crewed
:: :: races, I do miss having a head foil so I'm not bald for
:: :: sail changes.
:: ::
:: :: Joe
:: ::
:: :: :: I have seen genoas with both hanks and headfoil. Just
:: :: :: wondering what the advantages are and which one is
:: :: :: better.
:: :: ::
:: :: :: Thanks
:: ::
:: :: :: Don

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