Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Best trade wind rig for an Amel 55
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In answer to your questions.
You need to re tension the pole down haul ropes (3) after setup as they stretch, then the pole moves and chafes the genoa sheets. The pole should be tensioned with its halliard to keep it stable and not move.
If your running downwind 150-210deg then put the mizzen away it just cuts flow to the main or Genoa.
I rarely use the staysail, but when I need it 45+knots tacking to windward, the running back stay really needs to be tightened by winch, don't rethink the Amel design.
The staysail is your storm jib.
The most obvious is that the heat exchanger plates on the bottom of the boat have been painted or antifouled.
Amel 55 #25.
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On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 19:24, Gavin Shaw gavingilmorelodge@... [amelyachtowners] wrote: