Full sail for light air.
Flatter sail for heavier air. I will flatten a sail prior to reefing.
Compare that to airplane wings. Short Take Off and Landing planes have deeper camber, while high speed fighters have much thinner wings.
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Last edited by jackdale; 02-23-2011 at 11:44 PM.