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Old 09-10-2009
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Question about boom height

I recently found out that i could "raise" my boom..byt loosing up my boom vang and pulling on the " topping lift???" - this may not be correct.

But my question is, at what height should the boom be? I have had it 'down' since I bought it, which means I could not stand up under it ( Im 5'8" ) on my Catalina 25.

Should it be up a bit or lowered all the way to down? I assume this will affect the sail shape ( but which way changes for what shape? ).

Just curious.
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