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Re: Farr Ims 40.7 and possibility of putting aft swept back wire?
If its the sail plan illustrated in the drawing, because of the jumpers at the top, it looks more like the 39 M/L. If so, there's nothing that a backstay will do other than open up the top of the main. There's no way to 'stiffen' the top of the rig.
Thank you and 3 questions?
1. Jumpers? You mean wires like stays at the top?
2. Even if I put Permanent backstay, wouldn't it be helpful for making rig
3. Openning up the top of the main means that when I pull the backstay
it just help to twist (=open) the main. isn't it related to move the
draft back of sail that help for beating?