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post #3 of Old 11-10-2003
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tapered battens

Actually, tapered battens are more important on longer battens used on bigger sails and especially cruising sails where they will be exposed to high wind speeds, because longer battens often need something like 3-6 times more stiffness in the leech area than they need at the luff.

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