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Re: Backstay tension


In the C&C 34 I race on, we tension the backstay to take all the sag out of the headstay for upwind work. For downwind, we want it loose, not as loose as you had it, but almost that loose.


Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

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