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Melges 24 – speed guide (Part II) by Brian Janney

Melges 24 – speed guide (Part II) by Brian Janney

What are the most important ways to tune the Melges 24 rig? Tuning the rig is described in detail in the North Melges 24 Tuning Guide. The key parameters are rake and shroud tension. Because the spreaders are swept aft, as you add tension to shrouds, the mast bends and becomes raked more. Unlike some

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Melges 24 – Speed Guide (Part I) by Brian Janney

Melges 24 – Speed Guide (Part I) by Brian Janney

Who sails in the Melges 24 class? In the early 2000s, sailors in the Melges 24 class began to enlist coaches and include professional sailors in their crews, but that trend collapsed and participation dropped way off after 2009. Gradually, the class has been growing again and we are seeing an increasing number of Corinthian

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How to care for your sails

How to care for your sails

Top 10 Maintenance Tips: 1. Avoid prolonged flogging of sails. Flogging and leech flutter can degrade a sail’s performance before its time. Minimize motoring into the wind with flapping sails. After hoisting sails, trim promptly and steer a course so the sails fill rather than flog. 2. Adjust your leech line to eliminate leech flutter

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3Di NORDAC – Frequelntly Asked Questions

3Di NORDAC – Frequelntly Asked Questions

1.How is 3Di Nordac different than my old cross-cut dacron sails? 3Di Nordac uses the same trusted materials combined with advanced and fully proven manufacturing. 3Di Nordac is durable like woven dacron but has far better shape and shape longevity. The basic differences are spread filaments instead of woven fibers, and a seamless molded sail

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3Di NORDAC – Evolution to Revolution

3Di NORDAC – Evolution to Revolution

THE DACRON CRUISING SAIL REINVENTED 3Di NORDAC transforms polyester fiber into seamless, one-piece sails that are uniquely strong, beautiful, and long-lasting. North Sails is excited to introduce this revolutionary sail technology for small to medium sized cruising boats. MATERIAL REVOLUTION For over 60 years, woven polyester sailcloth has been the default choice for cruising sails

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“Varna Channel Cup” is the only one sailing race in Bulgaria, which includes “Canal – Lake”

“Varna Channel Cup” is the only one sailing race in Bulgaria, which includes “Canal – Lake”

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