Just be sure your vang has the length/reach to accommodate the extra boom lift. Otherwise I don't see any problem with doing this esp if boom clearance is an issue safety/convenience wise.
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Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)