FX Tuning Tips

FX Tuning Tips

The 49er Class has an excellent guide to setting up and tuning a 49er / FX rig. See FX Class Rig Tuning Guide

Over time experienced sailors will develop and fine tune the fastest settings for the carbon rig. The following provides a good guide to help you get going.

FX Rig Tuning

  Light Turns Medium Turns Heavy
Forestay 26.5   30.5   33
Lowers D1 15.5 2 21 2 22
Shrouds D2 30.5 6 33.5 14 37.5
Uppers D3 16.5   18 3 holes up 6
Pre bend 20mm   20mm   25mm


Tips from 49er / FX sailors:

FX Handling

49er Guide to tacking

49er Guide to gybing

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