Rig Tuning Advice

Large books have been written on this subject, but we shall attempt to give you a concise set of basic guidlines. So here goes...

 

The aims of RIG TUNING are as follows:

 

A. Ensure a straight mast athwartships.

B. Control sail shape.

C. Achieve proper helm balance in a variety of conditions.

D. Spread loads appropriatley on spars, rigging and boat. 

 

Different rig configurations require a different righ tuning pricess: click on you rig type to see our guidelines. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Z Spars UK provide tuning advice for guidance only and on the understanding that it is the owners responsabiltity to set up his rig in a secure and seamanlike fashion.

 

WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO RESPOND TO QUESTIONS ABOUT RIG TUNING

 

We recomment that you purchase a very useful book, 'Sail & Rig Tuning' by Ivar Dedekam ( Published by Fernhaurst Books).

 

 

 

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