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    Posted: 26 April 2017 at 1:43pm
When designing a jib and you put down the luff line should it be at the same angle as the forestay on the boat in relation to the deck?

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yes, but the clew corner of the sail is still typically raised to allow the sail to tack back and forth with relative ease.
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ohh sorry but i cant help u ..

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