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Re: Dousing a cruising asym without blowing the tack?

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Originally Posted by PalmettoSailor View Post
What is a "guy" in the context of a aysm/cruising chute? There is only a halyard, a tack line and the sheets on an asym.

I'm only aware of the term "guy" as the lines that control the pole on a symmetrical spin set up.
They were making a comparison to blowing the guy with a symmetrical.

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