Sorry for the delay, had to dig out sail bag.
I pulled out the jib and it appears that the forestay wire is sewn into the sail. There is a stitch right behind the wire. I hope that answers your question
reply to Caerus
Sorry I took so long to reply,
I need to pull my sail out and look to make sure but I believe that there is some play inside the sail, however the ends have been secured w/ rigging tape. I will check it to see if I can offer anything else.
Caerus and Bob,
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reply to Cearus
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