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Re: Using Jib and Genoa at the same time to create spinnaker
Yes, it could be done... but.... are the hoists identical? If you used one halyard then neither sail is likely to get proper luff tension.. do the hanks 'align' in a good way? Using two halyards, if the hanks don't interfere you might get some decent set, but both need releasing to drop either..
And it would be a handful on the foredeck when it does all come down. All in all it's probably easier to use main and headsail..
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