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Old 01-21-2013
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Re: make a gale sail

Originally Posted by SailingChance View Post
I'm considering converting our storm jib into a gale sail. Does anyone have experience doing this? I can't find anything on forums or blogs about people doing this so I was wondering if there was a big reason why. Any tips or tricks appreciated.


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Are you meaning to slip it over an existing furled head sail, Is that what you are trying to do? Your storm jib is constructed to go from the top to the bottom of the headstay this giving you good pointing ability. The Gale sails I have see really only covers the middle third of that span

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