Note: the photo shows adding a luff tape and a headfoil to the existing jib extends the Luff 1.875 inches.
“… The motion failed to pass. The majority of the Directors did not like the idea of having two different sized jibs, current jibs with snaps and new jibs with a luff tape. Adding a 1 5/8? extension to the leading edge of the jib pattern would increase the jib size by over 2 square feet. Rather, a majority of Directors felt North should have two E-Scow jibs to select from, one with the snap attachment and one with the luff tape attachment, both fitting within the jib measurement pattern.” [...]