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post #4 of Old 07-22-2003
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Cutter to sloop

I have a sloop on which an inner forestay and running backstays have been added. I beefed it up and made the inner forestay removable with an ABI lever quick release. I like it removable to ease tacking the genoa. I like the flexibility to put a storm jib on the inner forestay--since adding storm jibs to roller furling is hard. I also like the additional mast support of the inner forestay and runners in heavy air. To me this is a decent compromise. (All boat decisions are compromises).
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