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The real problem is if the sail slugs or bolt rope aren't the right kind for your boat or if you need other modifications made so the sail will work on your boat. IIRC, a good general rule of thumb is if you have to spend more than 10% of the cost of a new sail on a used one to get it to work on your boat, you're probably better off getting a new sail.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

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