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Yes, for every sail combination and reef...

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Originally Posted by CowbaySailor View Post
I found and old book called championship tactics with Gary Jobson and Tom Whidden. In it they have Jim Marshall talking and explaining polar charts. As a radar plotter in the navy I'm pretty sure with a rel vel chart I can figure it out.

Now my question is will I have to plot are each jib in my inventory?
... but most only plot the largest sails in the inventory.
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