A Foresail on a Finn?

Discussion in 'Stability' started by timagal, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. timagal
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    How feasible would it be to rig a Finn with a foresail?

    Thank you in advance for your insights.
  2. Doug Lord
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    If you're talking about using a standard Finn mast and a standard Finn main I don't think it is a good idea. There's not enough room -when the mast bends the jib probably wouldn't work or the mast wouldn't bend and the main wouldn't work. Most people find the boat a handful in any kind of wind-why would you add more sail area?

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