Tracy sailing her 2.4mR (Photo by Bill Blevins) I took my first sail in one of our new 2.4 meter sailboats. As soon as Bill cut me loose from the dock, I went into panic mode. My hands were busy adjusting the sails but I had no control of the boat and was doing circles […]
International 2.4 Metre Shakedown Cruise (Photo by Tracy Blevins) Tracy and I headed down to the yacht club this morning after a big breakfast and got one of our new boats out in the water. I sailed it today just in case there were kinks that needed to be worked out. Sure enough, when we […]
It would be cool if someone could post a comment with close-up photos or a link to photos showing how they rig the tack of the jib on their 2.4mR, another showing how the shock cord for the whisker pole is run and one showing a close-up on how the vang attaches to the mast […]
2.4mR cockpit (Photo by Bill Blevins) We went to the Canandaigua Yacht Club today and set up one of our boats. A busy weekend is planned next week at the club where they rent a huge crane to lower all of the larger boats into the water, and we have to keep clear, so we […]
Tracy and I bought two 2.4 meter one-design sailboats! We ordered them last fall from John Kruger at Gavia Yachts. The builder finished them earlier this year and we drove over to pick them up in Ohio last week. We’ll document our adventures on this site with blog posts and photos.