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There's only one way to make the adjustment properly and that's - as it said in a previous post - by using tell tales - the rest is guesswork. If you make the setting when hard on the wind, it'll be as near as dammit correct as you lay off and ease sheets. It MAY need refinement (due to the sail &/or sheet stretch) as wind strength varies. Also, depending on the size of your rig, wind variations high up and low down can be a factor - but, unless you're in the America's Cup, I wouldn't worry unduly on that score! Woolies tell it as it is!