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Re: asym spinnaker vs. traditional
If you're going to make a habit of flying a symmetrical spinnaker solo, you will need a reliable self-steering method for the crucial maneuvers like setting, dousing and gybing. And, as mentioned, practice, practice, practice...
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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)