tack pin topic

Trevor Humphrey posted this 29 April 2021

I Have during lockdown bought a Solo .Can someone please tell me should i use the pin for the tack? Bottom of the foot very creased if i use outhaul ? Trevor

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Ian McDonald posted this 04 May 2021

Most modern sails are designed for an inhaul or strap round the mast. If you use the tack pin it will be like sailing with the cunningham on.

Hoist the sail to the black band- and only use the tack pin if fixing it does not put the luff under tension

Pulling the clew to the black band will cause a crease. Ease a bit unless its blowing hard

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