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twistle rig

Can anyone explain what a twistle rig is?
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My first thought when I read the original post was that it was supposed to be a "thistle" rig but the wrong key was struck. That said there are partially unstayed carbon wing masts that use running backstays to impart twist into the mast and in doing so result in a very efficient upwind rig and perhaps this is what the original post was about.

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