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As for the tank lid, I found the thread on that with the instructions and am planning to make a new one from 1/2 inch PVC. Thanks! As for the upwind performance, yes, the main and genny are definitely a bit tired; however, the 100% Yankee and staysail look like they've never been used and I didn't do much better with that combo. I suspect the rigging needs adjusting--something I will get professional help with, since I have no experience there. Thanks, all, for your input.
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You need the main and genny to point...yankee and staysail wont do it.
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psc 31 pointing

Paul,

I have an 88 PSC 31 too and it points very well. I have older sails and the scheel keel which most say does not point as high as a standard keel. I think you are right to start with the rig tune.

I highly suggest the Brion Toss web site to learn to do the tune yourself even if you are most comfortable with watching the expert do the first one.

John Van Dinther
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