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Depending on what you''re sailing, you may want to try an asymetrical or a regular spinnaker. The asymetrical might be easier to handle once up, but would probably require going forward to attach it at the tack. A standard chute & pole may be able to be set from the cockpit and rigged with a launching tube (which could be a plastic bucket, really)and "belly button" retrieving line. Once the pole is up, you simply pull the halyard, sheet and guy to set it, and to douse you let those go and pull in the retrieving line and drop the sail into the bucket.