Preparing for Deckchute is a three step excercise.
You must consider:
1. The boat
2. the kites
3. The Deckchute
To guide you through the three steps and introduce you to Deckchute thinking, click to see the User Guidelines for Super Yachts.
18-60' USER GUIDELINE
Deckchute was invented by Henrik Bartholin looking for a way to make shorthanded spinnaker sailing easy and safe, while sailing with his family.
The family spends their summer holidays cruising in Scandinavian waters, sailing long distances in all kind of northern weather, day and night.
Henrik has been racing as a bowman for many years.
Coustemers Service & Marketing
Karin (Henrik's wife) has been sailing since childhood. She has also been assisting Henrik test sailing loads of Deckchute prototypes in many different boats.
Karin is taking care of daily business, you can reach Karin almost 24/7.
Sales, Product development and Deckchute coaching
Professional Yacht Racer and Coach.
With a long career in yacht racing Jesper has had success at the highest level of the sport.
CV as Skipper/Helmsman or tactician includes:
Winning: World Match Racing Tour
Winning 7 ISAF grade 1 events
Winning 15 ISAF grade 2 events
Winning 3 Rolex Maxi Worlds
Winning 3 European Championships
Semifinal Americas Cup 2007, Team Desafio Espanol
Professional Rigger, Yacht Racer and Coach.
From Carlos' long CV as Rigger Coach, Mid Bow or Bowman we have picked the following:
J-Class World Champion Lionheart.
Minimaxi 72 World Champion.
Boat builder King Marine Artemis Catamaran.
Winer Fasnet, Caribean 600, Quebec - St Malo with Tales II.
Bowman Magic Carpet.
Big-boat Crew Boss and Pro-sailor.
Sailmaker & Loft Manager.
Super Yacht Sails Specialist.
Regatta Director & Commercial Responsible.
The short version of Jann's very impressive list of sailing achievements:
2 x America’s Cup Campaigns, Winner 2003.
J-Class, World Champion and AC-cup winner 2017.
3 x Maxi & Swan World Cup Winner.