Message #916 by:  el tensioner
Posted on:  Thursday 10th of June 2004 at 2:00 pm
generally speaking:

Loads of tension on top four battens, then decreasing
to the bottom with no more than wrinkles taken out on
the bottom one.

really light wind - less tension all round - top batten will
be a nightmare to 'pop' otherwise when you tack / gybe

really windy - east top battens a bit to allow sail to twist
off easier
remember though, you can de-power with the rig
tension, so you dont want to end up underpowered
when the wind drops off a bit

really keen types capsize between races if big wind
change and adjust on the water

el T

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