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Old 07-14-2010, 05:01 PM   #1
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We recently finsihed our 25ft bowsprit extension and got our new sails, 3 fore sails. one for the bows and two for the bowspirt. Now do I called the number 1 fore sail a jib sail and the other two, spritsails. Some clarification would be appreciated for my crew, do i say fly the no 1 jib and the no 2 and 3 sprit.

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One person who could answer this properly for you is rigger Jamie White. He works for the US Park Service at the San Francisco Maritime Museum and he also does a variety of other sailing and rigging projects. You can get in touch with him via his website http://www.thesquarerigger.com/ or through the museum http://www.nps.gov/safr/. Suggest you simply go through his own site since you are not local in San Francisco.

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Love to see the pictures of your boat fully rigged and under sail - the addition of the 25ft bowsprit was surely needing lots of input re sail controls
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