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Re: Is a Vang Really Useful on a mid to Large Boat?

With respect, Christian, with the possible exception of the big multis and winged sails, I think any standard rigged boat will benefit from a vang. Hell, I even put a fixed strop vang on my then-6-yr-old son's little sailing dinghy...


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