Originally Posted by zerompg
Quick question, would you see any problems of using an attachment point D to the third car on the track instead of the sail itself, thus no sail work?
It is what I did on our Lipari
. I used a Dynema loop at the car. Seemed to work. The big trick is using low stretch line and getting the length just right so that the head
sets right. I used 6 mm Dynema seemed to work quite well but took a while to get the length right.
I ended up removing it as in the end I didn't find it that much of a problem. I was going up to undo the sail bag anyway so I just hook up the sail at the same time. The admiral can't easily attach it due to her height rather than weight but using a Winchard 2774 quick release snap shackle with the string release means she can drop it easily. it also meant that when reefing the head