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NauticEd Sail Trim Clinic


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
  • View an excerpt from this Course
  • 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


  • This is an online course and test viewable in your browser window. You will also be able to download a PDF version to print or view on your iPad or tablet.



    NauticEd Sail Trim Clinic
    #SRV-NESTCLList Price $49.00Only $39.00



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