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Re: What to do with my old spinnaker?

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Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
Currently I don't have a spinnaker halyard so adding that, plus a sock, plus sheets, plus extras will add up to something for a project that "may" not work.
I was in the exact same place. What I did to test the concept was to drop the mainsail and use the "wrong" end of the main halyard (the end you normally pull) to fly the spinnaker.

All I had to do was stick a block off my masthead bail and I could test this out before investing in a spin halyard.


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