|0-8 Knots||In 40-50mm from MAX||No Tension||Very Soft|
|8-14 Knots||In 20-30mm from MAX||Remove most wrinkles||Firm|
|14-20 Knots||MAX OUT||Remove all wrinkles||MAX Backstay|
|20 Knots and over||MAX OUT||Very Tight||MAX Backstay|
Backstay tension plays a major role in Sail control and forestay tension, so it is important that this control can be adjusted with ease.
Remember to ease the backstay so the mast is straight when sailing down wind, and to ease the cunningham to power up the mainsail.