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Re: Ignorant question about cutter rig versus sloop?
I'm curious, is there a way to balance the two forstays so they are both fairly tight? With a hanked on sail could you tighten the halyards or install a downhaul on the tack(Cunningham?) to effectively mimic, if not actually achieve, the balanced tightening of the forstays? Or is that just an exercise in futility?
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