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Originally Posted by Tempest View Post
David, were you on a run with both sails on the same side? Not wing and wing?

I normally would just head up and come to a broad reach..and then gybe your way home.
Otherwise, the mainsail is blocking the genoa.

You could..drop the main, but I would just head a broad reach and have both sails working
I was almost on a run with a 150 genoa both sails on the same side.
I do not have a pole and there was no way it was going to fill wing on wing by itself.
I reefed the genoa (roller furling) down to about 100 and it felt better but as others have said I would probably been better off just heading up a bit.
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