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post #4 of Old 12-27-2006
mike dryver
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the ketch rig allows you to use jig and jigger (fore sail and aft sail) only if you so desire this sail combo balances the boat quite well as the wind pipes up. the draw back is that the main will take the steam out of the mizzen in up wind conditions. it allows more sail combos but at the cost of more sails and a mast and rigging.
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