Helpful How-To Guides

Sail Rolling and Flaking Guides

Our sails at the Annapolis Sailing School are used daily, and they undergo a lot of wear and tear throughout the season! To keep our sails in the best shape they can be in, we want to make sure all of our students and guests put them away correctly. Check out our sail rolling and flaking guides below!

Rolling the Mainsail

Click through the slideshow to see a step by step guide with instructions on how to roll our mainsails!

  • Step 1 - Lay the mainsail out flat on the dock

Flaking the Jib

Click play on this video to watch two of our instructors flake one of our jib sails!