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post #2 of Old 01-31-2012
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That's VERY oversized, I think you're going to have problems with sheeting angles, especially reaching. The luff is so long the pole may as well be an on-deck sprit, and even then it's going to drag in the water anytime the breeze drops. If it pipes up you're really going to have a handful.

I'd put that sail on Craigslist or equivalent and shop for a more apporpriate one.


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