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Old 11-10-2016, 13:24   #46
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Re: The reason you take your headsail down in a hurricane!

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Short of full hurricane conditions, taking the spinnaker halyard and using it to wrap the genoa in the reverse direction can be quite effect. No way it can open, no even a little.
That's exactly what we did/do for any blow; it did just fine in 105kt winds...

Our halyard is long enough that we wrap half one way and half the other, making diamond shaped crossed lines patterns. If somehow something lifted, it wouldn't get more than a couple of inches...
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Re: The reason you take your headsail down in a hurricane!

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Anyone know about the "Imi Loa" dry docked in Guaymas?

https://www.facebook.com/AireusSvRhiannon?fref=nf

ask her. she is currently in guaymas. no better time to find out.
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