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Steven R. Van Hook

Setting Sails by Tangled Lines & Sheets
There's an order in the chaos, though some may not see it.
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 by Steven R. Van Hook

There I was, demonstrating a 'perfect jib wrap' to my boatload of international students, when one snapped this shot of a skipper seemingly bound up in spaghetti. 

Fortunately the furling line and jib sheets were wrapped around my wrists rather than my neck, as the boat gingerly heeled under brisk winds.

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