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Discussion in 'Day Sailers' started by BobbyFunn, Nov 26, 2017. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. Will Gilmore

    Will Gilmore

    Joined Oct 19, 2017
    2,601 posts, 1,085 likes
    O'Day 19
    US Littleton, NH

    If you to find yourself stuck in irons, as captain of a full rigged ship. I'm sure Cap'n Smollet knows this stuff but some of us others may be out of practice:sosad:
    From what I've read, different boats as well as different rigs may behave a little differently. Maybe Fatty needs to spill more air on the main to keep from coming up too high and tacking back over. He uses the topping lift instead of taking a reef. It may not work that way for him if he had more headsail out.
    - Will (Dragonfly)

  2. DayDreamer41


    Joined Oct 29, 2016
    815 posts, 334 likes
    Hunter 41 DS
    Un Port Huron

  3. BobbyFunn


    Joined Apr 16, 2017
    261 posts, 122 likes
    Hunter 170
    US Tampa
    Interesting. Nice way to sabotage the foil and spill pressure.