Ash's Basic Guide To Mainsail Controls

A grid showing mainsail controls for different wind strengths

If you want a reminder of how to set up your three mainsail controls

  1. kicking strap
  2. tack downhaul
  3. clew outhaul

for different conditions, you can download this guide, print it off onto A4 paper, encapsulate it etc. to waterproof it and stick it on your boat. Thanks to Ashley Shepherd from Restronguet SC for drawing up the guide.

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