Enemy number one

Whether you’re a baby’s bottom or a piece of equipment on board, chafe is your number one enemy, for a baby it means a good dollop of sudocrem and the boat requires imagination and whipping thread along with anti-chafe ‘socks’.

Enemy number 1 chafed spinnaker halyard!

After just an hour of rubbing on a piece of leather this is your result and the rope that holds the boom down has been doing just that since we started the race.

Halyards, blocks you name it a daily check is paramount and a solution found

Enemy number 1 chafe prevention 2

enemy number one chafe prevention 1Enemy number one Chafe prevention


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