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post #25 of Old 08-10-2018
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Re: How bad is my main sail?

Your mainsail could have a racing shelf foot, as someone earlier suggested, but I don't think so. In order to make a deep shelf foot, the sailmaker has to sew an extra piece of sailcloth into the foot of the sail. I don't see that in your sail. I think it just looks very deep because it's tensioned so loosely. I think it will look flatter when the outhaul, mainsheet and luff are tensioned correctly.
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