Originally Posted by orientalnc2010
... Before you decide how to rig your staysail perhaps you should sail the boat for a bit first. I have a cutter rig also but sailed her as a sloop my first season and will continue to due so. When my plans include going offshore then I will know the boat well enough to choose what arrangement will make me happy.
If you plan to primarily sail coastal for the time being -- this would be my advice as well.
P.S. Congrats on the boat!! You'll love her.