Can I roll a folded sail

Discussion in 'Laser Talk' started by martinmoli, Jul 18, 2017.

  1. martinmoli

    martinmoli New Member

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    Folks, can I roll a MK1 sail that's intended to be folded? Its easier to roll than to fold. Will rolling it affect the integrity of the sail?
    Thank you
     
  2. torrid

    torrid Just sailing

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    Yes, best way to store it. Roll along the leach, keeping the battens straight. I fold mine over at the top batten before rolling it.
     
  3. Int. Sailing Academy

    Int. Sailing Academy Member

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    Definitely - rolling is the way to go.
     
  4. Rob B

    Rob B Active Member

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    Roll it. Much easier to do than folding. I got a 8" diameter PVC pipe to roll the sail on and cover it with an old J24 sail sock. The new MK II sail has Velcro for batten adjustment. Just loosen them and roll the sail with the battens still in it.
     

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