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).