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Re: Catalina 22 sail on Capri 22

When you raised the sail did it go to the top of the mast? A too short sail with the proper mast should show 5' of empty mast above the head of the sail.

A greatly smaller sail (5' shorter) is like having 2 reefs in. This will likely result in a boat that doesn't balance well unless the headsail is also smaller than designed for.

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