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Despite your handle, this does not sound like the Ranger 26 that I'm familiar with.. knowing more about your boat would help.
I doubt that 100 lbs would make a significant difference to the behaviour of your boat, and you may well stress the daggerboard system somewhat.
If it's a new-to-you boat with older sails, you may be amazed at the improvement that would come with a fresh set.
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".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)