SailNet Community - View Single Post - Trimming "Zero"- Poplar Island Race
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 07-09-2012
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,370
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Re: Trimming "Zero"- Poplar Island Race

Originally Posted by BubbleheadMd View Post
The spinnaker set went smoothly enough, but my pit man was shy of the max hoist by about 2 feet, and I didn't discover this until nearly the end of the race. He's new, and I should have double-checked him.
Poor pit guy/gal. It's not their issue. Why isn't someone jumping the halyard at the mast? It's their job to both jump and call it made. The pit should only be tailing whatever's going up and adjusting tension to jib and main halyards. In really light air, having your kite a foot short of a full hoist isn't a bad thing at all.

Last edited by puddinlegs; 07-09-2012 at 01:31 PM.
puddinlegs is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome