Next video will start in 30 seconds

Cruising Tip: Trimming the Mainsail - Underway

Close Open

Cruising Tip 6: Controlled Jibe - Underway

Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang • 2m 16s

Up Next in Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang

  • Cruising Tip: Trimming the Mainsail -...

    Capt. Jack explains several methods to trim the mainsail for best performance at your angle of sail. The ones he demonstrates include adjusting the mainsheet, topping lift, and the headsail to prevent blanketing of the main,
    (tip 4)

  • Cruising Tip: Reefing the Mainsail - ...

    Capt. Jack demonstrates how to reef the mainsail using traditional "slab reefing. This reduces the sail area to prevent a strong wind from overpowering the vessel.
    (tip 5)

  • Cruising Tip: Flaking the Mainsail - ...

    Capt. Jack demonstrates how to "flake" the mainsail on the boom for storage while underway.
    (tip 7)