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  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:57 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
I finally sailed the 8.6 NX a few days ago. The wind was very light; much lighter than forecast. I was hoping to get a feel for it planing but there was not enough wind even for an 8.6. Mostly sloggin ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:14 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
To be clear, I am asking/suggesting there might be more technique in the pumping action to rotate a cammed sail (flip the battens from one tack to the other) than a camless sail. Pumping technique to ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:13 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Regarding sail rotation in cammed sails. Is there a bit of a technique regarding HOW you rotate the sail? I spoke with the person who sold me the sail/mast combo. He said he uses much more back had wh ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:53 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
More DH or less shim.
It'll need a solid pop but should still rotate in little/no wind.

Downhauled block to block. The leech is at the correct looseness and at, or just past, the midpoint marker. ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:36 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Another question in addition to the rotation issue above...

At the Tack of the NX sail, right beside the down-haul grommet, there is a nylon strap with a camlock. It looks like it is meant to wrap ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Another question in addition to the rotation issue above...

At the Tack of the NX sail, right beside the down-haul grommet, there is a nylon strap with a camlock. It looks like it is meant to wrap ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:14 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
I did another test rig. I'm making progress but not there yet. The cams popping off have been solved. More downhaul did the trick. The issue now is the sail won't rotate or "pop" when fully ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:57 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
There are ways to setup a single to rig with the excess back through the cleat. The double will need to be tied on each time (although I think I might have a way around this).
Can you elaborate on yo ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

Replies: 116
Views: 11936

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:13 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Just did a trial rigging of my NX 8.6. PITA!!

Questions.
1. How do you keep the cams from popping off during rigging?? After more than an hour I gave up. Is there something wrong with my cams? I r ...
  Topic: Cleaning your Sails and Sailbags
mamero

Replies: 16
Views: 2361

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:31 pm   Subject: Cleaning your Sails and Sailbags
Perhaps I should start putting a little mild detergent in my sprayer when I spray gear down.
 
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