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Old Aug 07, 2012, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Bergerboats View Post
...I would like to share with you a fun rig I worked up for my Canterbury J
Thanks for sharing this novel idea - looks very nice.

A question:
It looks to me as if this alteration would reduce the amount of jib sail area in total by a fair bit (maybe 15-20%). I am wondering - does this result in problems with increased weather helm as you have effectively moved the COE (centre of effort) both back and also up a bit and that should be the effect I would think.

Or are you perhaps getting improved jib performance from the multiplier effect of the two smaller jibs drafting each other that compensates for the reduced area?
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