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Old 03-19-2013
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Re: Sail slide track won't allow quick reefing

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Originally Posted by Rusty123 View Post
I thought about that approach, but wouldn't that 9 inches throw the alignment with the cringle on the clew end out of whack?
No, you just have a similarly longer length of reef clew line. Or, actually what happens is the boom rises a bit more than it would, which is no bad thing.
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