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post #8 of Old 04-20-2010
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Originally Posted by RichH View Post
If you dont have proper forestay tension you will NOT have any good shape in the jib/genoa.
I think we both have Tayana 37's and I've used the folding rule method as a means of applying proper tension in all shroads and stays with the exception of the forestay which has a roller furling foil. Not sure how this would be measured other than assuming that the tension in the backstay can be correlated to that in the forestay.
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