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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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Sailing the Spinnaker

LAUNCHING When launching the spinnaker it is best to be on a broad reach with the mainsheet out and cleated so it isn’t over loaded. When ready, simply pull the blue halyard line and the spinnaker will deploy out of the snuffer. When the spinnaker is fully raised, cleat the halyard then grab the leeward …

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