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Old 11-10-2013, 07:12   #31
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Re: jib size?

Originally Posted by scoobert View Post
very true, i have been seeking a good measuring tape
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Re: jib size?

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can you tell me the real reason i have two tracks on the fuller?
i understand you can start a second sail up before you have the first one down, but it goes the whole way up? can i have both jibs on or something? and what would i do for a second halyard?
My Harken furler has 2 different modes. One as a roller furler. The other as a headfoil. The drum can come off, and the swivel is lowered below the feeder (take feeder off, slide swivel down, put feeder back on). Now it is no longer a furler, but the race sails that came with my boat which have a long enough luff that the tack is attached to the deck and the head goes all the way up to the mast now fits. When racing you put up the new jib before taking down the old. My boat has 2 jib halyards.

It also has 2 spinnaker halyards to do a spinnaker peel change, but I haven't tried to do that yet.

I haven't tried it, but if I were going to try the twin downwind jib thing, I would raise both sails at the same time with both sails attached to the swivel. Then you could roll both sails up at the same time.

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