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Reacher, Drifter, Flasher etc etc were terms often applied to the early asymmetrical "spinnaker" type sails.
However sometimes "drifter" referred to hanked-on "genoas" made out of ripstop nylon (spinnaker material) in which case it could be a very light air upwind sail too.
The reacher might also be a high cut headsail intended for apparent wind angles outside close hauled.
More description would be helpful.. what kind of cloth, hanks or no, luff tape or no, etc etc.
Having a Whisker AND a spinn pole is OK, use the Whisker on the appropriate jib to go wing on wing, and of course the spinn pole for your conventional symmetrical spinnaker.
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