If you want the shape to last, look into a tri-radial cut main and genoa if you can swing it. Cross cut is about the cheapest way to go, and thus, is the first to loose its shape.
Good article about it here:
Cross-Cut vs. Radial Sail Construction
Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"
Last edited by zz4gta; 10-18-2010 at 10:12 AM.