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Re: New Puget Sound Sailor needs jib advice
I'd probably do a 150 ap to sept, oct to march the 130, or as mentioned get a 110-120 or so. Wind/air is heavier due to being colder, and typically lower barometer readings vs summer months.
On the other hand, if you have a min forestay as I do, a 130 is about as big as one wants when double handing. My 150, and sometimes the 140, needs a person to move the sails around the mini forestay, and then lift the foot over the lifelines. So a high clew 130 is probably the best sail for 2, and ease of use on "my" boat. A non mini forestay a 140 or so would be best for all around, then a 110 on those what you know to be windier days.
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