We find that LION sails well in light airs. We use the "basic three" Main, Fore, and first Staysail. I found the rig a little out of balance so now we use the Main Topsail at all times. The other sails are pretty hard to use shorthanded, and we are always going to be shorthanded due to limited crew space. we have had some pleasant sails, and are looking forward to participating in the "Parade of Sail" at The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race on October 6th, 2021 -https://gcbsr.org/
and the Fall Festival at Hancock's Resolution- http://www.historichancocksresolution.org/events/fall-harvest-festival-and-dinner-and-war-1812
The GCBSR was founded to promote public awareness of the Chesapeake Bay’s maritime heritage and encourage the preservation and improvement of the Chesapeake’s natural resources. We accomplish this goal by presenting educational programs and supporting regional organizations who share this vision...