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Tuning Tips

  • You can always improve your technique more than you can improve your boat.
  • Have a good look at how the best boats are setup.
  • Do not be afraid to ask for help or advice.
  • Tune your boat for the beat.
  • Mast bend controls sail shape.
  • Use the cunningham only when overpowered.
  • Pull on the outhaul when beating.
  • Change gears as the conditions change.

Rough Tuning Table

Wind
Mainsheet
Kicker
Outhaul
Cunningham
Light
Eased
Eased
Tight
Eased
Moderate
Tight
Medium
Eased
Eased
Heavy
Eased
Very Tight
Tight
Tight


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