November 2011 News Articles

We were lucky to have Juan Delgado sail with us on this windy day. For the last five years, Juan has been one of the fastest Sunfish sailors in the world; his lowest finish in a World championship was 6th! I thought it would be a good idea to write up some lessons learned, after sailing with him and asking lots of questions. Although Juan only weighs 150 lbs., he is incredibly fast in breeze. Here are some of his thoughts.

On November 6 th the wind averaging above 20 knots while the 20th it was in the 10 to 15 knot range. As you may have guessed getting right out of the current was important and resulted in consistent finishes.