SailNet Community - View Single Post - Boom rise with reefing... How much?
View Single Post
post #10 of Old 02-05-2013
sonofasonofasailer456
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 28
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Reefing

Sounds to me like your raising the boom when you reef, the idea when reefing is to shorten sail and lower the center of effort, keeping the sail balanced, somewhat, by raising the boom the amount that you reduce the pressure is very little. imho
sonofasonofasailer456 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome