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Thanks very much Scott, that helps me along also
Regards Paul - Fortuna II 55#17
On 14 Aug 2019, at 3:51 am, Scott SV Tengah <sv.tengah@...
I'm sure others have done it before, but we don't use the staysail downwind.
We either use it in lieu of the genoa in 28+ knot apparent winds upwind or just going upwind along with the genoa. The latter sometimes allows approx. 10 degree higher pointing angles, but not always. Keep in mind I have a 54 and not a 55. Just give it a go and see how the boat responds. I will tell you that you don't want the baby forestay (or any standing rigging really) flapping about.
2007 A54 #69