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Old 02-27-2007
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By moving your boom 12", you will loose approx. 4% of your sail area and raise the center of effort. You may want to consider loosing the vang and keeping the mizzen as originally designed. If you are just cruising, the removal of the vang will have little effect on your sailing.
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