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How to Trim the Jib Using Telltales - Sailing - About.com
The easiest and most efficient way to trim the jib is to pay attention to telltales at the sail's leading edge. The telltales show you when to pull in the sail or let it out  ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/learntosail/ss/Jibtrimmingtelltales.htm
How to Read the Wind When Sailing - Indicators - About.com
Learn to read the wind on and off the sailboat for best sail trim and speed. ... fly may simply have telltales on the shrouds to help one judge wind direction.
http://sailing.about.com/od/navigationseamanship/a/How-To-Read-The-Wind-When-Sailing.htm
Learn How to Sail a Small Sailboat - Basic Sailing ... - About.com
When the sail is in trim, these streamers, called telltales, blow back straight on both sides of the sail. Here is a view of what jib telltales look like and how to trim a ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/sailasmallsailboat/ss/Learn-How-To-Sail-A-Small-Sailboat-3-Basic-Sailing-Techniques_6.htm
Review of 3D Sailing Simulator Regatta Game App - 3D ... - About.com
Choose the best course downwind on a broad reach for maximum speed. Watch the sail's telltale to trim best for your point of sail. And watch that your sail isn't ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/SailingApps/a/Review-Of-3d-Sailing-Simulator-Regatta-App-Game.htm
Basic Sailboat Terms (Parts of a Sailboat) - Sailing - About.com
Many special terms are used for the parts of a sailboat and sailing equipment on a ... Telltales - Pieces of yarn or ribbons on the luff of a sail to help with trimming,  ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/introductiontosailing/a/Basic-Sailboat-Terms.htm
Learn to Sail (Everything You Need to Know) - Sailing - About.com
You can learn to sail more easily than you may think. Get started here with the main parts of a sailboat and how to use each, from sails to rigging to rudder. Learn ...
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Roller Furling Jibs - Sailing - About.com
The jib is brought out for sailing by pulling the jibsheet from the cockpit. ... Roller Furling Jibs · How to Trim the Jib Using Telltales · Learn How to Sail a Small ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/learntosail/ss/rollerfurlingjib_5.htm
Points of Sail off Wind - Sailing - About.com
"Point of sail" refers to the angle of the sailboat to the direction from which the wind is ... See also how to trim the jib using telltales and how to read the wind.
http://sailing.about.com/od/learntosail/ss/Pointsofsail_5.htm
Jibsheet Cleat - Sailing - About.com
The first step in learning how to sail a small sailboat is to learn about the ... How to Trim the Jib Using Telltales · How to Dock a Sailboat Under Sail · How to ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/sailasmallsailboat/ss/Learn-How-To-Sail-A-Small-Sailboat-1-The-Parts-Of-The-Boat_8.htm
Learn How to Sail a Small Sailboat - Basic Sailing ... - About.com
This is Part 3 in the full course for learning to sail a small boat. ... How to Trim the Jib Using Telltales · How to Raise the Mainsail · How to Dock a Sailboat Under ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/sailasmallsailboat/ss/Learn-How-To-Sail-A-Small-Sailboat-3-Basic-Sailing-Techniques_5.htm
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