Entries by Yvonne Hoppe

Storm Drogue

We have invested in a storm drogue. There are numerous storm devices on the market and as many opinions amongst skippers as to which is best for them. We looked at when we were most likely to need storm devices and concluded that it would be far from land when, for whatever reason, we were unable […]

The Spreader Light

4 Takes. Lots of lessons learned… Let me start off with explaining what a spreader light is. A spreader light is a tiny light that’s mounted about half way up the mast together with the steaming light (just above the spreader light). The spreader light lights up the foredeck at night, while the steaming light […]