Originally Posted by lobo
...Probably best then to reserve the dyna rig for multi-mast applications, and not burden a single-mast setup with additional complexity from foresails. And go with proven conventional bermuda rigs, or maybe aero rigs, for our smaller yachts.
Not a bold approach...be adventurous like Tom Perkins in building the Maltese Falcon when MANY naysayers said don't.
Perhaps there are some lessons here?
BRIGS AND POLACRES WITH WINDWARD ABILITY
(Improving the sailing qualities of square rigged ships)
Philip Goode, A.M.R.I.N.A., I.Eng. http://www.yachtingdirect.com/white_papers/philip_goode/weatherly_square_riggers.htm