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A little slack in the Leeward rigging is not at all unusual on a small boat. That said, typically you want to set up your rig a bit tighter in heavier air as compared to light air. This is especially true on a boat like the Balboa which does not have a backstay if I remember correctly.
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Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay