Over the years Chris has developed a particular interest in this rig, so as to create a worldwide niche market. Working in close collaboration with the Junk Rig Association, several developments have taken place to enhance the rig’s performance.
Chris has been involved with Junk Rig for over 25 years, and is always pleased to advise newcomers to the rig, or to discuss the finer developments with hardened JR sailors.
Everyone who has sailed Junk Rig for the first time is impressed at how easily handled and lightly loaded it is compared to Bermudian rigs. Some argue makes it safer sailing, especially when cruising long distance.
A recent letter about one of chris’s recent sails: