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Old 31-10-2010, 01:14   #31
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Originally Posted by barnakiel View Post
This time across I hope to be able to try out two jibs set along the mast 'in reverse' and poled out.
Originally Posted by Adelie View Post
In very light winds I would fly the drifter sheeted to the main boom end. Probably no main depending on swell.
In light winds I add the yankee and pole it out to weather. No main at all.
In moderate winds I use main and poled ... For jibs smaller than 100% I wouldn't go much less than 'J' for the pole length.
Originally Posted by Paul Elliott View Post
Just let the pole move forward with the clew of the headsail (the pole is clipped to the sheet, not the clew). When the sail is furled...easy.
At the moment i get a jib 105% with LP 680cm and foot 770cm and my budget can't permit me to buy bigger one ; i'm questioning with my sailmaker because he said me that whisker pole must be no more than LP but reading you and the sizing of forespar i got it must be the foot of jib.
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