Miads sailing at Sandwick in 1989
As with all sailing, capsizing is a normal hazard. Bailing out the Zig Zag
, after a capsize, is George Farquhar, while waiting in the water are Ronnie Johnson and Beth Farquhar, Sandwick 1989
The Sailing Maid is the most common class of boat involved in competitive sailing in Shetland.
The class evolved from the traditional Fourareen, but some of the modern Maids are far from traditional, especially beneath the water line.