{Stus-List} trimming...

Bill Coleman coltrek at verizon.net
Tue Jun 9 15:43:32 EDT 2009


Maybe you should rip open the Horizontal seams in from the leach a little
and pull them together some and sew 'er back up . .. 

Bill Coleman
C&C 39


-----Original Message-----
From: cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com [mailto:cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com]
On Behalf Of Ronald B. Frerker
Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 11:57 AM
To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
Subject: Re: {Stus-List} trimming...



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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