Join Date: Nov 2011
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Damn boom bouncing all around and sail fluttering.
So I went for a sail yesterday and I had the main reefed. On port tack, always and only on port tack, the sail would flutter and the boom would bounce. It did this in all but very light winds and did not change significantly whether close hulled or broad reach or any other port tack. I also tried it with & with out the jib up, same results. I also had no vang installed.
Why did it do this? And why only on port tack?
2003 Hunter 260
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