Selfsteering to the rescue

A nice article by Fay Mark from this years Ocean Voyager!

“Vaughn, Sharon and Dan had 2,350 miles ahead of them and their options were to either hand steer Reality during three-hour watches or to use an old Fleming wind vane (which they had affectionately dubbed Peggy). Otherwise, their least desirable option would be to turn around and head back…”
Mark, F. (2013). A jury-rigged rudder.
Ocean Navigator. Retrieved from

read the whole story here

Bookmark the permalink.