Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Everett, WA
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Spinnaker Pole for Genoa Downwind
My Allmand 31 came with this "monster" spinnaker pole that I took home cause I said "I'll never use this thing". But after some light air sailing this past weekend and fighting to keep "wing and wing" flying, I'm having second thoughts about taking it back to the boat.
I've watched several You Tube videos and see every combination possible for rigging. I can surmise that I need an uphaul, a downhaul and a pole guy. Is that enough? Too much? I watched a video where the guy had yet another line from the clew of the genoa back to a winch.
Suggestions for this novice pole user? Thanks.
Allmand Sail 31 #15 "Traveler"
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