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Question about self tacking jib

I've thought about a self tacking jib but really cant afford the track etc.nor do I want to spend the money to set it up the way I've read about it. What is the reason that the jib boom has to be attached to a track at the rear instead of a single point in the middle of the deck. I do not race and sail on the Columbia river where we must make a lot of tacks.


S/V Phoenix
1976 Catalina 27
15hp Honda 4 stroke
Columbia River
Port of Kalama Marina
Kalama, Wa
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