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The runners and winch arrangement

2.   This photo hows the arrangement for the runners in more detail. Notice how there is a three to one purchase on the runners in addition to the winch itself.

The runners and winch arrangement

When going upwind ideally we would trim the runners by easing them when it gets light and tightening when the gusts come or the wind increases. However at this early stage we have not really got to grips with how best to play it. The extra person at the back also makes it a bit crowded!

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