37200Re: How much sail lead in a micro?
- Jul 2, 2004
--- In email@example.com, "Todd" <ktsrfer@m...> wrote:
> has risen from my interest in moving the mast foward on a
> and maybe adding a junk sail. I don't know much but would this
> increase the percentage of leed and in turn reduce weather helm
> or be able to carry more sail area and not effect the balance as
> standard rig?
Just curious but if you are doing your sailing along the
beautiful sunny coast of Southern California,why would you need a
tabernacle for you mainmast anyway? Surely there can't be that many
low lying bridges to contend with :-)
As long as the center of effort for the junk mainsail remains
in the same postion as on the standard Micro rig,I think it fair to
conclude that handling the helm will be the same.
However,if you start shifting centers around without
considering other adjustments,then you could be setting yourself for
Perhaps to get the best return on your proposed modification,it
would be best to write the designer for specs. best suited for your
Sorry I can't be more helpful :-(
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