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Old 07-27-2009
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Originally Posted by MtHopeBay View Post
I wish there was an association and rigging diagram.

I misspoke: boom vang is forward of the mainsheet.
I was gonna say: That's some odd rigging that boat has

I do race informally and want to get better performance than I am currently. It's my first season sailing so I'm still figuring out sail shape basics but getting better.[/QUOTE]Recommend Ivar Dedekam's Sail and Rig Tuning. Easily one of the best, and least-expensive, sailing-related purchases I've made to date

And yes: You'll be wanting that vang. It has a wide range of uses. Basically: Just about any time the boom's wanting to bounce, the vang is handy

Jim

Last edited by SEMIJim; 07-27-2009 at 12:25 PM.
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