Odd mainsail shape - advice?

Re: Odd mainsail shape - advice?

Postby Hans » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:56 am

The simplest way to see whether the battens are responsible for the odd shape is take them out and raise the sail without them.
Then see what shape the sail takes by itself, an overstretched leach will show itself. It will still fall, at least a bit, to leeward.
Hans Hansen, Harlingen,The Netherlands.
Freedom 45AC #47 "Scherezade".
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