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Series: Cruising Sail Trim Guide

You can have the best sails in the world, but if you can’t trim them properly you won’t get the best performance. In this four-part series, Quantum Sails' expert David Flynn explains how to get the most out your sails with the right trim.


CRUISNG TRIM: MAINSAILS

The good news is that proper sail trim is not difficult. Let’s face it: we’re pulling on three corners of a triangle with a couple of control lines. All you need is to understand is how each control line works and an understanding of what you’re trying to accomplish. Read more >>


CRUISING TRIM: HEADSAILS

Much like mainsails, proper sail trim isn’t difficult. Again, you need is to understand how each control line works and what you’re trying to accomplish. When trimming your headsail, here’s what you need to know. Read more >>


CRUISNG TRIM: ASYMMETRICAL SPINNAKERS

Asymmetrical spinnakers have been designed to provide downwind power for every type of situation. The fundamental principles of asymmetrical trim are outlined in this guide. Read more >>


CRUISING TRIM: STAYSAIL

To make the most of your staysail, learning how to trim it is key. First though, it helps to know the right conditions for using a staysail. All of that is covered in this guide. Read more >>


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