Stus-List Sail advice - 1, 2 , 3 go

David Kaseler kaselers at q.com
Thu May 4 11:10:34 EDT 2017


Kind of like under inflating footballs just a little.
Dave.
SLY 1975 C&C 33

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> On May 3, 2017, at 7:56 PM, Dennis C. via CnC-List <cnc-list at cnc-list.com> wrote:
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> No problem.  Hack saw, bosun chair and poof!  Shorter spreaders.  :)
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> Seriously, could be a very subtle cheat for one design or PHRF.  The 35-1 class bylaws specify 3' 10.5" for spreader length.  Who would notice a couple inches whacked off?
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> Dennis C.
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>> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 9:40 PM, Rick Brass via CnC-List <cnc-list at cnc-list.com> wrote:
>> I really hate to be a nay sayer about anything in Sail magazine, but the last racing headsail I had made (a deck sweeper carbon fiber 155) was designed to be trimmed 4-6” off the upper spreader when hard on the wind – and the sail maker set the nominal sheet leads for 11 degrees sheeting angle.
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>> The process shown in the article (7 degrees for a 150 and 10 degrees for an 85) is fine for determining the forward and aft positions of the ends of the genoa track, and hence the track length. But your sailmaker will probably have a specific placement for the genoa car within that length of track depending on the shape of the sail and the width of your rig – among other things.
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>> Rick Brass
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>> Imzadi  C&C 38 mk 2
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>> la Belle Aurore C&C 25 mk1
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>> Washington, NC
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>> From: CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com] On Behalf Of RANDY via CnC-List
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 11:49 AM
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>> Cc: RANDY <randy.stafford at comcast.net>; cnc-list <CnC-List at cnc-list.com>
>> Subject: Re: Stus-List Sail advice - 1, 2 , 3 go
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>> And I'll be measuring and setting sheeting angles a la http://www.sailmagazine.com/racing/regattas/headsail-sheeting/ once I get the time.
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>> Cheers,
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>> Randy Stafford
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>> S/V Grenadine
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>> C&C 30-1 #7
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>> Ken Caryl, CO
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