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Re: Sailing jib and spinnaker at the same time

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Originally Posted by Barquito View Post
ditto, ditto on RichH. Rich has mentioned Avrel Gentry's wonderful articles on sail theory in the past. One concerning double head sails is located here:

http://www.ftp.tognews.com/Publicati...e_Head_Rig.pdf
Indeed, CAN be a help when reaching, IF trimmed very well! So often you hear comments about this from a boat sounding like: 'We gained speed when we put the jib back up, and gained speed again when we took it down!'

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