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Frank and Melanie Scalfano

George,

I assume that your wished placement of the eyestrap has to do with the way that the halyard tends to hang, presumably down. That got me to thinking about what Mike said about a leader on the upper eyelet. Wouldn't that only work if you were sailing upwind? If the wind is astern, would that not result in the flag flying at even a greater angle?

Frank

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