Sailing Tip: How to move the fairlead forward whilst under tension
How to move the fairlead forward while under tension from the Jibsheet
In a stiff breeze you want to move the fairlead forward after you have reefed the headsail right? Yes – right! But you can’t because there is major tension on the fairlead. You have to wait until you tack right? No – wrong!
Check out this sailing tip video on how to move the fairlead forward whilst under tension from the jibsheet.
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