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bfennema
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Thanks for that advice Gordon,

We were out in light winds yesterday morning (adult sail training), but also flat sea and had a lovely sail; might have made some Wayfarer converts !

The sheeting in slowly (in fact all adjustments slowly) makes a big difference. If you allow the flow to establish itself for a few seconds I was pleasantly surprised how nicely things start moving (and that was with 3 adults on board).

Also, we did sit forward and things moved nicely with “loose” jib.

All the best,

Boris.