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VIDEO: North Sails Tech Talk - Upwind Speed Booster with Charlie Cumbley & Cyclops Marine

by Cyclops Marine 14 Apr 2021 12:00 BST
North Sails Tech Talk Upwind Speed Booster with Charlie Cumbley © Cyclops Marine

With the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges on forestay load.

Find the smarttune for your boat: www.cyclopsmarine.com/products/smarttune or enquire at: .

Get in touch with Charlie at for any sail-related enquiries or questions.

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