Re: Flaking the Main Sail
Originally Posted by TejasSailer
We have ez-jacks and to mitigate the problem of battens catching on the ez-jacks lines, I attach long bungees from the top most rings to the shrouds which holds the ez-jacks lines further away from the sail.
Another trick is to terminate the jacks (of whatever sort) off the mast and outboard on a spreader at the upper connection . This widens the gap between them easing the issues hoisting.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"