THE GREAT THING ABOUT A 5O5 IS THAT IT HAS SUFFICIENT CONTROL OVER POWER TO SAIL IN THE WIDEST RANGE OF CONDITIONS.

THIS IS ACHIEVED BY MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO THE RIG SET UP ON THE WATER.

SO BEFORE YOU GO SAILING IT IS IMPORTANT TO ENSURE ALL THE KEY CONTROLS ARE WORKING AND HAVE THE REQUIRED RANGE OF MOVEMENT.

THESE KEY CONTROLS AND THE CALIBRATION REQUIRED IS EXPLAINED UNDER THE RESPECTIVE HEADING.

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Done all this? You have checked and calibrated your boat? Ready to go sailing and learn how and when to set up and change gears for the conditions?

Click here to visit the ON WATER Section and read on.