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Sail & Rigging - Gennaker on a 411
26 September 2011 - 10:40
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Join Date: 30 January 2007
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Gennaker on a 411
Dear all,
I wonder whether anyone has experience of installing a gennaker or an asymmetrical sail on a 411.
I am particularly interested in topics regarding:
1) which kind of gennaker (nowadays there are so many kinds that the matter is becoming quite confusing),
2) a possible bowsprit, and
3) a possible roller furler in addition to the existing genoa furler.

My needs: mainly cruise or friendly racing, light or moderate winds and, first of all, a good substitute for the spinnaker and its bulky poles (purists please have mercy and forgive me!).

Daniel, 411/004

29 September 2011 - 01:53
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Join Date: 16 May 2009
Posts: 252

Daniel -

See thread on 'Gennaker on Swan 38' in this forum, just a few down - I have a North gennaker with a dousing sock, no bowsprit, no furler. The sail is so easy to fly, and pulls very strongly in light air. Nice - I highly recommend getting one.

Best,

Geoff
Corazon, 411 #41

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