Basics for Sailing: MainSail

Giornale della Vela 15 minutes

This is a basic course on the Mainsail, the engine of our sailboat. The course covers the key elements of a mainsail, which adjustments to keep in mind and how to optimize the shape of the sail.

In this basic course, Giornale della Vela introduces us to the functioning of the mainsail. How it is built, what are the main components, and how it is adjusted to optimise sailing performance.

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Giornale della Vela

Il Giornale della Vela was born in 1975 from an idea of Mario Oriani, namely to create the first newspaper for sailing and yachting enthusiasts in Italy. Over the years it has established itself as the leading monthly magazine in the sector and has broadened its horizons in related events and services.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 15 minutes
  5. Intended for: Beginner Sailors
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference