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Oct
21
comment Why trimming the mainsail gives a larger torque to head up
it seems you are suggesting that my assumption that the force is perpendicular to the sail in (2A) is bad. however i am not sure i understand all your terms. could you add a diagram?
Oct
21
comment Why trimming the mainsail gives a larger torque to head up
do you mean that my assumption that the force is perpendicular to the sail is not good enough?
May
27
comment Why trimming the mainsail gives a larger torque to head up
i think this is wrong see my edit point (2A)
May
22
comment Why trimming the mainsail gives a larger torque to head up
"pulling the sail in close creates a stronger torque" - this is the issue in question. why is this so?