Race Winning Theory

We hate to pat ourselves on the back too aggressively, but with the help of our co-owner/co-skipper Bob Turnau, our Henderson 30 Buffalo Theory won both the Cannon Trophy and the innaugural Lake Champlain PHRF Championship Series in 2013.  The "theory" of winning includes a good team, a well prepared boat and of course fast sails.  Here are two photos of Buffalo Theory showing off her new VSP mainsail in the light air Diamond Island Regatta, along with a photo that shows the mainsail shape.

Henderson 1 Smaller

Henderson 2 Smaller














Henderson Main smaller


Light boats like the Henderson 30 are easily driven and have high aspect foils so they require flatter mainsails than most. The mainsail is built out of Technora - BX15 Dimension/Polyant Sailcloth and the 155% genoa is a crosscut Flex genoa made out of a custom FleX 05A. The VSP genoa is two years old and is starting to show some signs of age but still has a competitve racing (draft forward/straight exit) sail shape.













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