Originally Posted by Guy
I am adding a furler
to the Solent Stay. Couple of questions; what will I be doing with the Genoa
sheet when flying the jib
? I'm thinking trouble and chafe if I don't go fwd and secure things . Is that so? Second, should both furling lines be on the same side of the boat?
Guy, we just leave some slack in the Genoa sheets
when using the Solent. Have not observed any chafe issues at all. Looks a bit sloppy, though!
If you had to go forward to secure the sheets
it would reduce the advantage of the furler on the Solent... might as well hoist a hank-on sail!