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Originally Posted by sailingdog
JeffH... I probably should have said can, not will. Depending on the design of the boat.
Exactly!.... back stay tension doesnt always mean head stay tension especially on a 7/8 rig.

S/D....."Both mast bend and mast rake will tighten up the head stay and make the sail more powerful, by allowing it to have a deeper draft." .... This comment doesn't make much sense in my case.

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