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I do not know your particular boat.
If you wish sail with the main only, I think you might get better balance by moving the mast forward. The Nonsuch boats have a mast that is stepped almost at the bow.
You will need to compare the centre of effort of your main (the centre of the sail) with the centre of lateral resistance. You want them to be at the same point or you might want the C of E just aft of the CLR to induce a slight amount of weather helm.
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