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post #6 of Old 05-20-2008 Thread Starter
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I trust ya! Ok yes, it does have an outhaul. Just thought about it and looked it up:

So let's say I'm overpowered in the gusts what should I do with each of these and why? I tried to fill in what I know (some of it is a guess as to why to do it)

main halyard
I don't know on this one. Assuming the sail is already reefed. Should I tighten the main halyard until it's extremely tight to help keep the sail flat?


Let the boomvang entirely loose?

Tighten outhaul?

backstay tensioner

Let the traveler go all the way to its maximum to keep the boom as far away as possible from the center of the boat

Thanks a bunch, that's good advice. I've already had one of those round ups last year, that was fun but once is enough I'll have to keep practiing

I sail.
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