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Old 04-21-2008
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Flying kite w/ headsail up?

Is it possible to do on large fractional? More importantly, is it worth the hassle of tending to 3 sails instead of just 2? I've seen it done on high performance skiffs, and cats, and was wondering if a slow monohull would benefit from it in very light winds. If so, I would think you could only do it on a beam or broad reach, otherwise the spin would be blanketed.
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