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Re: Dumb Question....Whats a #1 Genoa?
Try a 155!
Most folks the #1 is the BIGGEST sail they can put on, ie first out of the bag, then as the # goes higher, the smaller the jib. A 135 would be a 2 possibly a 3 for most folks.
You might also see folks refer to a light #1 vs a heavy. A Lite 1 would be a lighter cloth 155, a heavy #1 a 150 but for wind speeds in the say 10-20 range vs lite in the 0-10 knot range. A #3 or 4 would be a 110, #5 typically a storm jib.
Of those sails, your 150 is the largest acutally, the 37 measure is the luff, the 2nd number the leach, and last number the LP of the sail, so the bigger the LP, the more sq ft it has usually.
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