Development of Spooks Gaff Rig

Development of Spooks Gaff Rig

I’ve been playing with the rig, the sails, and the settings on Spook, each little change has seen a slight improvement in her windward performance, and those little changes add up to a quite noticeable boost in both pointing angle and speed, particularly upwind. I’m...
The month of the pumps

The month of the pumps

This was supposed to be the “summer of the paintbrush”, and yes, I have got quite a bit of that done but for a while there it was the “month of the pumps”.  Kairos has four water pumps that deliver water to the sink, the hot water heater and the handbasin in the...
Small comforts

Small comforts

Comfort, and I think I’ve said this before, can be a whole lot of small things that add up to an elimination of all the annoying things that just don’t fit. Kairos helm seat is quite high, it leaves the legs dangling about a foot ( or two feet  if I were being...