In the seventh instalment of our Bluewater Sailing Techniques series we show you the quickest way to stop your boat under spinnaker when crew go overboard

What would you do if someone fell overboard when the spinnaker was flying for a long downwind passage, with foreguy and afterguy fixing the pole in place and few crew on deck?

Here we show you the quickest, easiest way back – potentially a real lifesaver.