Farr 40



 Farr 40 Quick Tune Guide 

       
 Base Settings    
 Headstay Pin-To-Pin MeasurementOD Arc Measurement
1.45M
 Rake    
 Mast Buttaft of mast to aft of keel frame 1.160M
 Cap Shroud TensionLoos Gauge 12
60 Units
 D1 Tension
Loos Gauge 12
12 Units
 D2 Tension Hand Tight  +3 full turns  
 J Dimension
Headstay to front to mast
4.735M Max
 Pre-Bend 

       
 Sail Models    
 
Li-1
Mi-1
Hi-1
HWJi-2
Upwind
 
(4-10 TWS)
(8-17 TWS)
(16-22 TWS)
(21+ TWS)

 






 
1S
1.5-S
2S
4S Fractional
Downwind
 
(4-13 TWS), 30 grams
(11-20 TWS), 30 grams
(18-28 TWS), 40 grams
(26+ TWS, etc.)

       
 Adjustments (full turns)
    
 
True Wind Speed
Sail Selection
Headstay
V
D1's
D2's
 
Very Light (0-6 kts)
Li-1
-12
-4
-3.5
-2
 
Light (6-10 kts)
Li-1
-8
-2
-1.5
0
 
Medium (9-10 kts)
Mi-1
-4
-1.5
-1
0
 
Medium (11-12 kts)
Mi-1
0
0
0
0
 
Medium (13-15 kts)
Mi-1
4
2
1
1
 
Medium (16-18 kts)
Hi-18 3 2.5 2
 
Heavy (19-21 kts)
Hi-1 12 4 4 4
 
Very Heavy (22+ kts)
HWJi-2 16 5 4 4
       
    all turns from base  
       
 Note - for previous chart add your bases and feel free to change wind ranges or column headers.
       


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Contact the Farr 40 Experts:

Dave Scott

 dave@csd.northsails.com