Genoa A series
jibasymmetric spinnakerfor racing sailboats

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Characteristics

Type
jib, genoa, asymmetric spinnaker
Applications
for racing sailboats
Fabrication
polyester
Other characteristics
furler

Description

A0 - CLOSE REACHING FEATURES Excellent light air performance; the choice for light-to-moderate air close reaching. Generally referred to as the Code Zero. Genoa-like shape. Can be used on a furler. Leech length 90% of luff. 70% of maximum area and 40% larger than a genoa. TWA of 70-130, AWA of 30-10° depending on girth and velocity. Critical for the newest swept-back-spreader rigs with non-overlapping jibs. Foot length typically 168% of SPL, Mid-girth 75% of foot or smaller if rule allows. A1 - VMG LIGHT-AIR FEATURES Designed as a light to moderate air running sail. Slightly smaller and flatter in the head sections to optimize light air performance. Flatter, specialized shape for light air tacking angles. 100% of maximum area. TWA 100-150 degrees, AWA of 70-120°. Foot length 180% of SPL. Mid-girth typically 90-95% of foot. Leech length 87-90% of luff. A2 - AP RUNNING FEATURES Designed as a light to moderate air running sail. Full, powerful sections for running. TWA 130-160 degrees, AWA of 90-145°. Foot Length 180% of SPL. Mid girth 100% of foot or bigger if rule allows. Leech length 87-90% of luff. A3 - AP REACHING FEATURES A full sized reaching asymmetrical, best choice when adding an asymmetrical to an existing inventory. As close to an all-purpose sail as possible. Designed for the middle range of reaching angles in moderate breeze. As a full-sized sail, it is capable of working effectively at broader angles. 100% of maximum area. TWA 100-150 degrees, AWA of 80-140°. Foot Length 180% of J. Mid girth 100% of foot or bigger if rule allows. Leech length 87% of luff.

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