The rare flanker spinnaker gets a second wind
The Dragon, Anemos


Type of Sail: Flanker Spinnaker

Age: 54 years old

Material: Spinnaker Nylon

Lived in: Corfu

Distance Travelled: N/A (dinghy)

Places most visited: Athens (Tourkolimano) Argo-Saronic Gulf

Sail Number: N/A

Raced in the Dragon Gold Cup (World Championships) from 1969 to 1974 then used as a spare sail till it was retired in 1990. We found this flanker in the back of a musty storage locker in Corfu.

Reminds us of: How age-old wisdom coupled with some good design principles can still help protect you from the elements.