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Trade Symmetrical Spinner for Asym

Jul 31, 2010
31
Catalina Capri 22 39 Seneca, SC
Hi Capri 22 Owners -

Does anyone have a symmetrical spinnaker they'd like to trade for an asymmetrical? In exchange for helping with a boat, the owner gave me what he thought was a symmetrical but it turned out not to be. It is red with a centered black square, in good shape. I already have an asym spin, it's really a versatile sail, yet it does not qualify for racing.





Steve
 
Jul 28, 2016
88
476 Wavelength
Don't have a sail to swap with you, but I am curious why the a-sail can't be used for racing? Are you racing one-design?

I race exclusively with an a-sail, flown from a sprit. In our PHRF district, we have the following options.

1. Race any size legal spinnaker, using a spinnaker pole, using the standard PHRF rating.
2. Race with an a-sail only, tacked at the bow (no spin pole), with a 6sec/mile credit.
3. Race with an a-sail only, from a bow sprit. Sail can be up to 25% oversize. Uses standard PHRF rating, but must use this configuration
exclusively.
 
Jul 31, 2010
31
Catalina Capri 22 39 Seneca, SC
The Capri 22 class rules allow only symmetrical, though I could probably get an accommodation. Our races are all windward-leeward, and a poled out spinnaker seems to work best. There are probably a lot of symmetrical sails lying in Capri 22's that will never be used, and the asymmetric may afford more opportunities for use while cruising, so I thought someone may be interested to trade.
 
Jan 22, 2008
7,226
Beneteau 323 Annapolis MD
BaconSails.com may have the sail you are looking for, then take your old one in consignment.