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Post: "Sail Combinstion And Balance"

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Meaghan Bruce
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We have found that reefing the main balances the boat much better under a wide variety of condition. We have a 335 SqFt Jib and 140 Staysail (we removed the boom) and a 300 full batten main. We also have a 470 drifter. We often find we have a hard time balancing the boat to windward with the whole main up even in fairly light conditions (15knots). Has anyone else had this problem? We'll have to try the drifter with the staysail... new idea! Without the boom on the staysail we get much better shape, and have space on our foredeck! If it makes any difference, we are sailing in B.C. (Canada).

Meaghan & Fagin


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