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post #2 of Old 03-31-2001
BigZ
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J-I-E-P measurement

I = the forestay length.

J = distance from the jib tack point on deck to the base of the mast.

P=length from boom to the top of the mast.

E=Length of the boom that the mainsail uses.

These measurements are used by sailmakers and handicappers.
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