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Re: loose footed main - attachment question

The strap really comes into play if you remove the sail between trips (much easier than sliding the slug out the boom) - but not many non racers do that.

We're not racing anymore, but I feel the strap is likely lower friction than most outhaul slug/track/groove combos.


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