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Re: Sailing close hauled?

If the sail issue is addressed, or the sails are not the problem in themselves, headstay tension is the next thing to look at. Excessive sag can seriously hamper pointing ability. This is, of course, a rig tension/tuning issue that's already been mentioned...


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