so.. I was sailing from napier to wellington, and there is no shelter for 200 miles, but very unpredictable weather
. I did my best to stay out of it, sailing backwards at times to avoid high winds, but I managed to have to beat in 40 knots. In any case, it was night time and I couldn't see that my halyard
got wrapped around a shroud
so when I pulled it tight, it wasn't, and the sail got stretched pretty bad.
Has anyone fixed this problem? Can I cut away the stretched parts
of the sails
and put in patches? Is there a method or way to stretch the sail back or some way to use winches to reset the weave? I was thinking about moving the hanks to different positions but this would only slightly mitigate the issue. Maybe it isn't that important?