A rope used to haul in the clew of a sail.
- Watch how the inhaul pulls cloth out of the bottom leech which opens the bottom batten's flap angle.
- Tighten the inhaul & outhaul a bit, and also use some cunningham to smoothe most of the creases.
- If you pull the mainsheet, then you also pull the inhaul and if you ease the mainsheet then you also ease the inhaul.
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