Re: Mainsail foot - Outhaul?
Not unless the foot of the sail is attached to fixed points on the boom which is pretty rare. As long as the foot slides in a track of some kind and the outhaul can adjust the tension of the foot then it will work
to adjust the shape of the sail.
The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
Sometimes it's necessary to state the obvious for the benefit of the oblivious.
Rust is the poor man's Loctite.