Published on 27 november 2008 at 0h00
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You must pick up as much speed as possible
Whatever your angle to the wind, you must pick up as much speed as possible.
Begin by freeing the mainsheet traveller
Begin by freeing the mainsheet traveller a little, then the genoa.
Bear away by about 10°, to gain power and speed.
All your crew members are ready
All your crew members are ready and know what they have to do. One must be ready to sheet in the genoa, whilst another is ready to free the other sheet. The mainsail will look after itself…Lee oh!
The genoa can be left backed
The genoa can be left backed for a while so as not to miss the tack.
you can free the old genoa sheet
Once the boat is on the other tack, you can free the old genoa sheet and sheet in the new one.
Bear away to pick up speed
Bear away to pick up speed before coming ...
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