|28th April 2010, 05:08 PM||#11|
Join Date: Apr 2009
I have a theory also that lowering the boom helps in overpowered conditions not just because of a lower body position and easier mast foot pressure, but also because with a lower boom there is more of the mast above the boom clamp (which is a pivot point) and therefore the mast can more easily bend off and exhaust gusts as the sail creates greater leverage over the pivot point.
I got a couple of photos of my overpowered session and my mast is definitely bending nicely.
JP Super-X 106l, North F8 Ram: 5.8m,
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