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post #3 of Old 03-18-2013
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Re: how to remove furling head/genoa sail

This should go without saying, but just in case. You have to unfurl the sail first, then as chris g says. Best to do so in very light wind, so the boat doesnt' try to sail off the dock/mooring, while you're doing it. I also prefer to leave the sheets attached until she is fully down on the deck. If you have enough room to pull the sail down, without unclipping it from the bottom first, that also helps keep it on deck.

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