Welcome to the Maunie of Ardwall blog

This is the blog of Maunie of Ardwall charting our adventures as we sail around the world. We're sailing up and down the east coast of Australia after a summer back in Britain.

Sunday, 30 September 2012

Video of Winnie doing her stuff!

This was filmed yesterday as we sailed in a Force 6, with the rig set up 'goose-winged' (main and poled out yankee on opposite sides). as you'll see, we were going well!

She will be a great ally during the transatlantic and unlike Constance, our electric autopilot, she seems to thrive in big waves. The steering wheel is locked off in the straight-ahead position and Winnie own rudder, mounted on the stern, does all of the work.

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