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Bud Taplin
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Joe,

The W32 already carries plenty of sail area. Most owners have to reef down when the windspeed exceeds 15 or so knots, otherwise the rail is in the water, and the boat loses performance. A smaller area of the mainsail helps in all but light downwind performance, and that can be taken care of with a cruising spinnaker.

Quit reinventing the wheel.

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