SailNet Community - View Single Post - Dynamic tuning of rig
View Single Post
post #22 of Old 01-23-2012
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 3,231
Thanks: 9
Thanked 56 Times in 54 Posts
Rep Power: 15
What about backstay adjusters? When you round the weather mark and ease a backstay adjuster, or, when you start to become overpowered on a windward leg and you increase the tension on the backstay adjuster, bending the mast on a fractional rig, or reducing headstay sag on a masthead rigged boat, doesn't that make a radical change in rig tuning on the fly? It seems to me that using a backstay adjuster is the essence of dynamic rig-tuning.
Sailormon6 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome