Join Date: Jul 2017
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Re: How bad is my main sail?
It's hard to tell definitively from photo but a couple of suggestions:
The jib does not seem to be hanked on OR the forestay is way too loose. I almost think I see a reefing drum (to which jib is attached?) but I don't see the foil that would go with it, so not sure what's going on there.
Angle of sheet might be ok - rule-of-thumb is that it should point to mid-point of sail luff (leading edge).
Main does look baggy - the wrinkles suggest the outhaul could use some tension. Also, is the topping lift slack allowing boom to drop? I also don't see a downhaul (maybe it's there...) so make sure there is tension at luff too.
A pic from the far stern showing how the sail sets would be helpful.
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