Originally Posted by thinwater
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...
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...