When dropping the sail on any catamaran or sailboat, one must be careful and follow the steps in order especially if the winds are starting to pick up. This man climbs the mast aboard the Carino catamaran on a fairly calm day while trying to show some of the passengers on board on how this feat is accomplished.Dropping the sail should always be done when the catamaran is heading into the wind as this will make it easier to get control of the sail. The boat will slow down, stop and start drifting backwards, so the skipper should always be in the wheelhouse to help keep the catamaran facing the wind.Dropping the sails of Carino, a 50 foot catamaran sailing boat, in the Bay of Islands, Northland, East Coast, North Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 25mm.
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