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Hi All,

Does anybody have experience, on installing second forestay.
How do you calculate distance aft. off original headstay, do you need to alter angle or not, is there a relation to L.O.A., what''s the effect on steering etc.
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Marc
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Hob:

One useful source of info for answering your question is the archived threads at Brion Toss'' site - www.briontoss.com.

If you''re wanting to ''modify'' what is a sloop rig, you might want to consider a Solent Stay vs. a staysail or a parallel forestay. There are numerous threads on these topics in Brion''s archives.

Jack
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