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post #15 of Old 04-14-2009
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Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post
Blooper thus:



It is (was, thank God) a low-slung mini-spi meant to counteract IOR boats' habit of rounding up violently under symmetrical kite alone. IIRC, it was counted as a jib and so also increased downwind sail area without a penalty hit.
Trimmed by raising and lowering the halyard.

Now let us never speak of this abomination again
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