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Saturday, September 7 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Gaff Rig: The Logical Choice for Offshore Sailing

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Although often regarded as a romantic relic of sail evolution, the gaff rig has many valuable qualities for today's cruising sailors. Bruce will discuss the advantages of the gaff rig drawing from his experience of sailing around the world on his own gaff cutter, Vixen.


Bruce Halabisky

Bruce Halabisky is a traditional wooden boat builder and sailor who lives on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands. He is a frequent contributor to Wooden Boat Magazine and was a recipient of the Ed Monk memorial scholarship for his efforts in preserving traditional hull shapes. He... Read More →

Saturday September 7, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Discovery Stage