{Stus-List} trimming...

Gavin Peters gpeters at deepsky.com
Tue Jun 9 13:20:12 EDT 2009


I just put the tell tales on it yesterday, so maybe I'll get a sense
of that after a few weeks with that...  I'll watch the luff.

- Gavin


On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 08:57:25AM -0700, Ronald B. Frerker wrote:
> 
> I wouldn't use the sheet lead to effect change in leech flutter.
> The sheet lead should be adjusted so the luff breaks evenly from head to tack.  The leech line should be used to adjust flutter.
> Could you have cut the jib too full?
> Ron
> Wild Cheri
> 
> 
> --- On Tue, 6/9/09, Gavin Peters <gpeters at deepsky.com> wrote:
> 
> > From: Gavin Peters <gpeters at deepsky.com>
> > Subject: {Stus-List} trimming...
> > To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> > Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 9:38 AM
> > Anyone have any ideas on trim??
> > All ideas welcome, I'm trying to drive
> > my 30 Mk1 a bit faster upwind with a new sail.
> > 
> > I have a new 110% I sewed over the winter.? It's cut
> > relatively low,
> > barely clearing the lifelines.? 6.5oz dacron, with a
> > sunbrella sun
> > cover.? I put my jib sheet through snatch blocks on
> > the toerail; no
> > genoa track yet.
> > 
> > When I'm going upwind with it, I get a lot of leech
> > flutter.? If I
> > move the block forward, I can stop the flutter, but now I
> > can't put
> > much tension on the foot, and I can't point as high.?
> > If I try to use
> > the leechline, I have to put a lot of force into it.
> > 
> > I've tried putting the block 7 holes forward of the cockpit
> > bulkhead
> > stancheon, and that's I think too far aft; but 4 holes in
> > front of
> > that is definitely too far forward...
> > 
> > Ideas?? 
> > 
> > Plan B is: put a garhauer genoa track on this winter.
> > 
> > - Gavin
> > 
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