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post #17 of Old 06-29-2010
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Originally Posted by jbondy View Post
I definitely will try easing and adding belly to both sails. Thanks, all, for the advice.
I think you're on the right track, now. Usually, when people are trying to make the boat point, they trim the sails too flat, and too close to the centerline. There's a sweet spot that you have to find, where the sails are generating the maximum amount of power with the most pointing ability. You need both power and pointing ability. You shouldn't give away too much of one in search of the other.
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