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Asy spi´s are used on cruising boats because they are easer to handle, on racing boats because modern light displacement (sport) boats make better VMG by sailing hotter angles. On a heavy non surfing boat like an 8mtr there is not enough speed gain to warrant the extra distance, therefore sailing deeper with sym. chute will be much faster.
Dip pole jibe: Jaws up so the old guy lifts out, make sure that the lazy sheet is over the guy, square pole, pull new sheet on, raise mast butt (mark on mast), open jaw and drop topper (mark on topper), guy lifts out (hopefully), release old guy, swing pole through clipping the new guy in. drop butt, raise topper, pull new guy in while easing the old sheet. Use the port and stb. sheets to fly the chute through the jibe. The topper and mast butt are marked so that you know that the pole is angled enough that it will pass through the foretriangle. Attach the guys so that the lazy guy can be removed in light air.
It takes ideally 1 person to do sheets, 1 to do guys, 1 for pit, 1 for mast, and 1 for bow . I have done it double handed on a 44 foot fractional rigged (with runners) IOR boat in 25 knots at 2am on the way to Hawaii, anything is possible.