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Length between platform and bottom of the sleeve of the sail

Question is in the tittle. What is the length between the platform and the bottom of the sail on a Tiki 21. This is besause I want to keep the bottom par of my mast in an octogonal shape.
I have also seen that some of you have make their mast longer, like 50 cm, without changing the sail area. It gives more confort while sailing?

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Hi Eric, I longend my mast 50 cm. The total lengt is now 650 cm. I have been sailing regularly the last month and I can confirm the comfort is much bigger. The sail can be raised higher so you have more comfort on the platform. You can see better, especially sailing in and out of a harbour. You can still choose to lower the sail with strong winds. Saludos, Johan.
Thanks, Johan, I think I will go for it. And the "normal" distance between the platform and the foot of the sail is?
It depends a bit on how the top of the mast is put together, Distance stay mounts to the top etc. with the 600 cm. Mast I could get the sail about 40 cm from the platform.


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