NauticEd Sail Trim Clinic
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By Captain Ed Mapes
In this Sail Trim Clinic you will learn
How does the trim of the boat change when the crew moves forward?
When the upper leeward telltales are fluttering but the lower ones are flowing smoothly, what should you do?
When should you move the jib fairlead forward and how much?
Why does an inch on the main outhaul make such a difference?
What are 5 ways to lessen the weather helm effect?
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More about this Sail Trim Course
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Simple concepts for real understanding
This Course takes approximately 4 hours of total time to complete
Take as long as you need to complete
Return as many times as you like to review
Take the online test as many times as you like
Adds the Sail Trim Endorsement to your Sailing Certificate
A downloadable PDF of the entire sailing course is also available to read offline
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