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Why 3 Genoas?
I have just been looking at the sails that came with the C&C 24 I recently bought (on the hard on Long Island). With the boat, I got a mainsail, a spinnaker, a working jib, and 3 150 Genoas? Anyone have any idea why 3? On one of the bags it says "heavy weather". Can I assume this is a thicker sail? the other 2 just say "No 1 Genoa, 150%". I haven't taken them out of the bags yet, since there is nowhere to open them up here without laying them in the snow, just curious why someone would spend the money it must have cost to get 3 Genoas. I have a funny feeling the previous owner may have done some racing. Do you use different gennys for different conditions?
Also, on a similar note, what should I use to clean the sails, and the hanks? They are metal hanks (brass), and are showing a little discoloration. They don't seem to be removable, or I would take them off and really clean them up. As you can tell, I am brand new to sailing, but have been doing a fair amount of reading, to get familiar before making a complete fool of myself on the water.
Last edited by Madhatter23; 02-07-2011 at 02:43 PM.