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    Jib Too Low, Can't see forward

    I am considering raising the jib higher on the mast so that I can see under it. The window in the jib just doesn't provide the visibility that I would like. Additionally I wonder if raising the jib would improve the channeling of air past the leeward side of the main thereby improving its...
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    To Furl or Not to Furl

    Thank you. I appreciate the comments. Dan
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    To Furl or Not to Furl

    To Furl or not to Furl That is the question I'd still like folks to weigh in on whether it is the right thing to add a Furling System. My sailing experience is limited to catamaran sailing on western lakes. The wind can change direction and intensity in a heart beat and the ability to furl...
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    To Furl or Not to Furl

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll look for one and order it when I order the other components. Dan
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    To Furl or Not to Furl

    You can buy the drum and swivel as a package or you can buy them seperatly. What is this guide you spoke of? Is it a guide just off the drum to guide the furling line? Dan
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    To Furl or Not to Furl

    I am considering adding a drum furler for the Jib. Is there a down side to this? It appears that all that is needed is a small boat furler from Harken, a 14 " Jib penant, and a furling line. My sail already has the furling jib luff wire. Did I miss any thing? My only concern is how is the...
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