Subject: Re: [harryproa] New test with larger board and sail
From: "Rob Denney" <>
Date: 5/21/2008, 11:29 PM

That's what I call a rig! Hard to tell in the vid, but how much did
the mast bend? Full size at hull flying, the top third at least of the
sail would not be doing much.



On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 1:02 AM, tsstproa <> wrote:
> Same day test with square harry full sails and main alone, along with
> crab claw model.
> New board on square harry has a more positive feed back not becoming
> over powered and stalling seems to hook up well even with the larger
> sail area. You can see though in the puffs the bow gets over powered.
> But when reduced to main sail alone in stronger winds it balances back
> with probably more board pressure. Don't see full sail working in
> anything over 8mph. I would reef main by 1/3 first or reef foresail by
> 1/3 and main by half, second. I thnik maybe instead of 185sq'' better
> would be 150sqft on a shorter stick 0n square harry.
> Todd

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