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Originally Posted by LazyGuy
If you have mid-boom sheeting, I would be cautious about placing all the stress one way on the ends and the opposite direction in the middle; particularly on a jibe.
This is a good point, and I think it might have been mentioned earlier (snider?)concerning boom damage, but it brings up a good question:

Any difference in performing a gybe with a loose footed sail vs bolt-rope?
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