SailNet Community - View Single Post - Staysail: Purpose and trimming
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 10-11-2012
Seaduction
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,421
Thanks: 13
Thanked 24 Times in 24 Posts
Rep Power: 4
 
Re: Staysail: Purpose and trimming

I use my staysail generally in higher winds when the large genoa would be overpowering. Frequently I use a single reef in the main in combination with the self-tacking staysail. In lighter winds, I reposition the staysail stay back along a shroud to make tacking the genoa easier; i.e. not getting tangled on the staysail stay.
Seaduction is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome