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Out of curiosity, what makes them so unsafe? The only thing off the top of my head is flexing.
haha they don't flex, they are made out of carbon fiber.

they are unsafe because they cost 3.5 mil and I can only afford late 70's keelboats. it was a joke
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What will the sun do to those black sails? Oh, right: in that price range they are probably disposable.
The black sails are probably either carbon fiber or else the sunblock on the aramid to block UV from damaging the sails.
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well I feel like an ass. Ive been wondering how the hell it could be unsafe. You got me ..
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