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Re: Simple genoa question
I am much happier sailing with two sails. You can use them to maintain balance. If the weather helm was a bit much in the gusts, ease the main. If you are easing regularly, put in a reef.
Was this a self-tacking jib? Many Hanses have that set up.
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