Flying Eleven Tuning Guide

Flying Eleven Tuning Guide

Conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wind

Light

Medium

Heavy

Drifter

Searching for power

Full Power

Easing mainsheet

Survival

Knots

0-4

5-7

7

7-15

15+

Settings

 

 

 

 

 

Crew

Heal to leeward

Crew sitting in

Crew moving in response to gusts

Both crew leaning hard

Mainsheet

Held softly

On hard

On hard

Ease to keep the boat flat

Outhaul

Ease 12 mm

On softly

On firmly

On hard

Vang

None

On until leach ribbons stall 50%

-    less vang in rough water
- more vang in flat water
- more vang to point high
- less vang for max speed

-    (ease slightly when running/gybing)

On until leach ribbons just stall

(ease slightly when running/gybing)

Ease

Cunningham

None

On until wrinkles in mainsail just barley removed

On firmly

Jib Sheet

(sailing to windward)

Ease 12 mm from mark

Cleat on mark: Jib foot should be just inside the gunwale

Ease 12 mm

Jib Cunningham

None

Very soft (wrinkles just barely removed)

More tension to open slot between main & jib

Centreboard

Fully down while sailing to windward

Raised 100-200 mm when running

Raise 100 mm while sailing to windward

Rig Tension *

* Sidestay 26 on Loos PT1             Forestay (TBA) on Loos PT1

Results

 

 

 

 

 

Sail Shape

Twisted

Not twisted; (All tell tails break at once)

Twisted

Sail Depth

Very full

Fully powered up

Flat

Mast

Stiff

Mast bends in response to gusts

Mast bends enough to flatten sail

 

* Rig Tension figures should only be used as a guide. Seek professional advice before applying excessive tension especially for older boats.

   Compiled by Rolf Lunsmann - Sept 2004

 



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