Forespar’s Velocity two-piece telescoping carbon fiber whisker pole is operated with a line control system for better downwind sailing efficiency.
The lightweight pole’s length can be adjusted to match the clew position of almost any jib, genoa or asymmetrical sail. It comes in two sizes: 12 to 22 feet ($2,185) and 13 to 24 feet ($2,895). Forespar, Rancho Santa Margarita, California, (800) 266-8820. forespar.com
This article originally appeared in the September 2015 issue.