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Tiller to sheet self steering

This is an old but good trick for those who haven't seen it before..

Tiller to sheet self steering.
Need a lenght of light line a small block and a bungie.

Set the boat to an upwind course and balance the helm with main and jib sheets.
Tie a bungee from the tiller to the leeward rail.
Tie a block to the windward rail
Reeve a light line from the tiller to the block and attach it to one part of the main sheet.
Adjust everything and it will steer your boat sometimes for hours.

PS
No comments on the messed up traveler and back-stay tensioner, it has since been fixed.
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