Jordan Series Drogue

A few years ago I decided I will carry a Jordan Series Drogue for those times which I hope will be few that going below and putting my boat and my life in the gentle hands of mother nature is the best course.  Although I have never rode to a JSD, others have convinced me of the wisdom in doing so when too brain dead to steer and too tired to be frightened.  So I built one and am providing how I did so for those who might wish to be so equipped.

The finished PDF is now here.  How to build a Jordan Series Drogue from scratch:  JSD


Following are some photos and miscellaneous info for the JSD builder aspirant:

JordanUSCG Drogue Report

Please visit this site for info from an early builder of a JSD and this one

Following are two JSD makers which will be the best choice for most of you who wish to add a JSD to your boat.  They make fine high quality products and some are available in kit form.

Ace Sailmakers JordanSeriesDrogue


And here is some splicing info for making your Drogue line:  Samson Fid_Information and LockStitch_Whipping

12/8/13  9:30am   It is 9 degrees F outside and I’m warm in front of the fire sorting  JSD pics, some of which are posted in no particular order below:

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