Originally Posted by Capt.Alex
Otherwise maybe rig the big Genoa
during the summer, and the smaller jib
during winter is a viable option. Opinions...
That's what I do. I carry a 110% lapper in the winter, and a 85% yankee in the summer. I use a gennaker
downwind when either sail doesn't give me enough power.
In my opinion, trying to find one sail to do the work of three is one of the biggest mistakes
modern cruisers make. You end up only have the right sail about 10% of the time.
A 150% genoa
is a racing
sail that was developed to "game" handicap formulas. Period. It just doesn't belong on a cruising boat, especially a cruiser that sometimes sails