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post #1 of Old 05-06-2008 Thread Starter
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How tight is too tight?

I have just read the thread on Tartan troubles, and have a question for the group. Didn't want to hijack thread, so here it is. There was talk about how too tight rigging split a hull. Now, I have an old Pearson 323 that I just had the rigging redone, and the old rigging was somewhat loose. But when the sails were up and full of wind, the rigging got real tight. Does too tight rigging to start with get even tighter, or what. It sems to me that loose rigging will get tight in a blow, regardless of how it is when calm.
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