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post #3 of Old 12-26-2010
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On my H16, we would rake the sail forward for power in lighter to medium winds - depending on weight. Raking the sail to the stern would allow better pointing and de-power the sail.

Often we made changes while sailing as the conditions varied.

The rake of the sail also had a lot to do with weather helm and the "best" position would depend on the weight we were carrying.

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