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Alden Caravelle. I'm not too worried about negatively effecting the CE. -quite the opposite actually. I'll be adding about 6 feet to the rig and changing to fractional rather than masthead. It has been done before to a sister-ship and I have consulted with a naval architect about the rig change.
Ah.,.... Clever - all your headsails will still fit! That's great, I was just concerned that some ill advised butchery was ahead but obviously you're going about this the right way!
Best of luck.
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".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)