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CODE 1S

Light Reach/ VMG Run 65±95 AWA

CODE 2S

Light/Medium Runner 120±150 AWA

CODE 3S

Medium Reacher 75+130 AWA

CODE 4S

Deep Running 130±180 AWA

CODE 5S

Storm Spinnaker

Figure 8.8

Spinnaker code numbering used by North Sails.

The Code 5 on Tim Kent's Open 50 Everest Horizontal was one of the most used sails in his inventory when he sailed around the world.

moment. For most cruising sailors, a heavy reaching spinnaker like the Code 3 is not practical. The sail can unduly load the mast and rigging, and if not trimmed properly, can drag the boat sideways as much as forward.

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