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Hello. I'm looking to purchase a whisker pole for my 27 ft Columbia. Can anyone tell me the minimum to maximum telescopic length I need and what size of tubing should I be getting and anything else I need to be aware of . Thanks
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Depends on the size of your genoa(s), what do you have?

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7 to 15 ' by 2" will do for most 26' to 28' boats

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All the information for properly sizing a whisker pole can be found at forespar.com

In summary you need a couple of measurements one is the foot of the head sail and the other is the distance from the bow of the boat to the mast.
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Hello. I'm looking to purchase a whisker pole for my 27 ft Columbia. Can anyone tell me the minimum to maximum telescopic length I need and what size of tubing should I be getting and anything else I need to be aware of . Thanks
Assuming your J dimension is about 12' a Forespar HD 7-15, #407101 will do nicely. As noted previously (above) see the Forespar Whisker/Spinnaker Guide

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