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The Doyle APC cruising spinnaker is designed specifically for the cruising sailor. It is slightly smaller in
overall dimensions than the racing APR 90, but has the same attributes. The even entry
allows easier trimming and stabilizes the sail. A flatter leech creates less backwind for
better reaching. The longer luff gives the sail more drawing power, and gets more area out
in front of the mainsail. This is very effective in the 100-130 degree apparent wind
angles. The shorter leech allow the sail to be more easily trimmed on all points of sail.
The APC is a stable, powerful sail that will improve your offwind performance. It's
unique geometry, combined with an aerodynamic cross sectional shape allows the sail to fly
out away from the boat in undisturbed air. This applies more force on the boat and
increases your downwind capability.
The ATN Doyle dousing sock is carefully designed to ensure that it does not foul the spinnaker
when setting or dousing the sail. The control lines run in their own pockets separate from
the sail itself, and consequently cannot get tangled. The sock is made from a loosely
woven "slippery" material for friction free usage.
Optional ATN dousing sock