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TWO bloopers? I can just imagine the previous owner yelling to the crew digging through the sails "Get the NEW blooper!".
Bloopers came into their own with the IOR design; skinny little main (not much more than a trim-tab) and pinched stern. When it starts to blow, the big kites on the IOR boats start to make them roll side to side, and those pinched transoms tend not to stay behind the boat for long.
So, how do you fix that? More sail.
Deploy the blooper on the opposite side from the spin pole (same side as the main) and ease, Ease, EASE the halyard until the bottom of the sail is just tapping along the top of the water. Yep, you trim the halyard as much as the sheet. You need a crew on each. The sheet must go WAY out there;. this sail likes to project way out. It gets the air going under the main and air that is outboard of the main, plus some air coming off the leach of the spinnaker.
Sometimes it really does stop the rolling!
You can only use the blooper with the wind dead aft to maybe 15 degrees off. Best if you use this for a distance race, since you have to take it down for a gybe. You will see a speed increase of .5 to 1kn or more with a blooper.
BUT, that being said, if it is really windy and you just don't want to put up the kite, you can set a blooper without a pole, and it will do a good job of dragging you downwind. It just might fool your competitors into thinking that you actually Have set your kite, causing them to hoist theirs and round up!
I think a boat running under kite and blooper is a really awesome sight.
(I still use 'em with a full crew).