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Re: Sailing jib and spinnaker at the same time
For fast boats (J/70, J/111, Class 40, Volvo, Vendee, etc), this is easy.
If you're planing, leave the jib up.
If you're not, take it down.
When you are planing the boat speed pushes the apparent wind goes so far forward it makes the jib effective.
Navigare necesse est, vivere non est necesse.
Last edited by jackdaw; 12-12-2016 at 08:17 AM.