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post #26 of Old 04-19-2019
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Re: Sails for light winds

I have a 3 oz nylon 135 drifter, with 3/16" sheets I use in winds under 5-8, ie colder vs warmer temps can vary where my sail is maxed out. This is a 30' boat. big issue is pointing, as the clew comes in at fattest part of boat, so not a great upwind sail vs my 110 or 155 which can allow me to point pretty tall. I have used the 155 upwind, and the drifter down, when the 155 is a bit heavy in NFS race sailing.
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