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Re: columbia 26' new to me

Well, you need a main sail to balance the helm. Yes, you can sail under jib alone, but it moves all the effort to the bow, creating lee helm and a funky driving experience.

I know you're a young'n on a budget, so check out Bacon Sails. They sell new and used sails. Assuming your boat really is a Coronado 27, here's two:

2 used mainsails

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1973 Pearson 30 #255
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