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post #6 of Old 06-10-2011
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Originally Posted by sailingfool View Post
What depends...?
Whether it's an acceptable loss of pointing ability depends on placement of shrouds.

As to the chafing, unless you are on a point of sail for a few days it is not a material consideration.
True, but those few days don't have to be in a row. Seems to me like chafe is always something to avoid.

edit: haha it's absolutely a material consideration.

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