The immense popularity and exploding interest in big boat doublehanded sailing is branching out from its competitive roots in northern Europe to now engulfing nearly every corner of the sailing world. The trend is appears to be a sensible solution for owners who want an alternative to the hassle and expense of full-crew racing. Those who have tried it have been discovered how much fun it is and how challenging it is. With the recent pandemic, the move to doublehanding is stronger than ever.
UK Sailmakers has embraced this trend with gusto, developing a range of not only sail products to support the unique needs of short-handed sailors, but also being in advisory role to help sailors adapt to what for many is a new paradigm in sailing. This section of the website will feature instructional articles and video with educational tips on Doublehanded sailing.