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post #3 of Old 10-04-2006
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Sounds like your headsail was originally cut for a different boat. One thing you could do is get a longer tack pennant. That would put the sail higher up, where the wind is generally a bit stronger, and leave you more clearance below the sail to see and to clear things like the bow pulpit.

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