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Proper Sheeting and Heel Angle

A common habit among many sailors is to over-sheet and over trim. As the saying goes, “When in doubt, let it out!” This is especially true when sailing the TRIAK. With it’s wing and outrigger design, the boat only heels over so far before the wing tip starts to bury in the water causing the …

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Mainsail Rigging

Rigging the Mainsail 1. Un-cleat the mainsheet from the deck cleat to the right of the daggerboard. 2. Locate the end of the mainsheet coming out of the Harken swivel block at the stern (rear). 3. Pull the mainsheet forward toward the bow and attach it to the clew of the sail. 4. Tie the …

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