Sail trim when the seas and breeze are ON

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Postby aburton » Sun Jul 31, 2011 6:55 pm

I'm looking forward to heavy air sailing in the Buzzards Bay regatta next weekend, and am looking for some ideas on jib trim. When I move my leads back a bit to open the leech, the foot of my jib starts to flutter. I've heard from some that they move their leads forward a notch or two and ease the sheet slightly to power through the waves.

Any other suggestions?
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