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Parts Of Sailboat - The Optimist

Note the luff of the mainsail which is the part of the sail that is close to the mast; tell tales on either side at the luff of the sail , the windward and leeward tell tales that you will need to keep streaming back when you are beating; leach tell tales which are on the leach of the sail or the free edge of the sail; the leach tells you when your boat is ready to gybe; the main sheet under the boom block that you will need to pull to gybe your boat;