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Re: Asymmetric and pulpit
Leave the tack off the forestay.
With good trim of the tack line you can get sail rotation to windward increasing projected area and thus boat speed. For the same reason the ATN tacker is a fundamentally bad idea. You give up sail trim and boat speed.
sail fast and eat well, dave
beware "cut and paste" sailors.
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