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Old 04-02-2011, 11:05   #1
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Floppy Rings

I was wanting to install floppy rings for my mainsail and was curious on how they would effect the trim if any. It seems my tack would sit higher and it just caused me some concern, any input would be much appreciated...




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Old 04-02-2011, 11:55   #2
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I have installed floppy rings on all of my boats. They do not noticably affect the tack position and are much, much easier to attach to the tack horn than using the ring in the sailcloth. You can make one with a short piece of 3/8" line with two bowlines to try it out first.

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I was kinda wanting to do something like that but was wondering if it would work...much appreciated.
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Those were pretty good examples. I really appreciate that1
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My new loose-footed mainsail came with them for the reefing cringles. They work excellent. They do cock the sail a bit at the grommet but the area around the cringle has been reinforced.
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