I've been thinking about the "bipod mast" idea but with the mast in the usual spot and a nearly-vertical stay from the apex of the bipod to fly a "main" from. The benefit would be that without the mast in front of the main's luff, you get a lot less turbulence. Thoughts?
s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27