Re: Sizing a spinnaker pole
If you're thinking assym then you could use that pole to fashion a deck mounted prod for it.. With 7 feet on deck and a 2 ft extension you shouldn't need any kind of bob stay. For $100 if it doesn't work out you can easily sell it again.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)