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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><B>-----Original Message-----</B><BR><B>From: 
</B>Ben Sanders &lt;<A 
href="mailto:benj9@hit.net";>benj9@hit.net</A>&gt;<BR><B>To: </B><A 
href="mailto:sj21@listbot.com";>sj21@listbot.com</A> &lt;<A 
href="mailto:sj21@listbot.com";>sj21@listbot.com</A>&gt;<BR><B>Date: </B>Tuesday, 
February 09, 1999 1:52 PM<BR><B>Subject: </B>Forward of two 
messages<BR><BR></DIV></FONT>Sj 21 &amp; Inland Northwest Sailing - <A 
href="http://www2.thefuture.net/vandusen";>http://www2.thefuture.net/vandusen</A> 

<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Bill or Nollin ....&nbsp; A pole length of 
8'4&quot; is just about perfect. Some might favor a few more inches so that they 
can really move the pole well forward as the wind moves forward of directly aft. 
Personally I always feel my boat is going better if I remove the pole when the 
wind gets within 15 degrees of a beam reach.&nbsp; Be careful with the small 
diameter poles that a usually found on boats this size. They will fold up 
quickly with the Genoa and winds above 12mph. In spite of all the scare stories 
and <EM><U>BS </U></EM>articles the spinnaker on our boat is a &quot;pussy 
cat&quot; in 12mph and under... even with a crew of two! I'm are <U>really 
</U>old and we have no problem with the spinnaker. Its a myth that it is an 
uncontrollable beast waiting to do you in! 
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<DIV><FONT size=2>We have used the heavier spinnaker pole with the working jib 
when it is &quot;blowing dogs off chains&quot; with good success.</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT size=2>Ben, Salty Dawg 429</FONT></FONT></DIV></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>PS .&nbsp; Was it one of you who asked the 
height of the mast eye?&nbsp; 42 inches above the deck measured on the forward 
edge of the mast. It is a good average height ... it is not set in stone! Some 
folks even place the eye on a track for moving its location. Mine all have been 
42 to 44 inches. 
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