Originally Posted by Brent Swain
Then why doesnt that happen to your battenless headsail?
Ummmmm, my 110 jib has 3 battens in it. My next one might even have a full one at the top! so where is this jibs do not have battens part of the equation?
Reality is, jibs do and WILL wear out before a main will generally speaking. Battens may be doing something eh!?!?!? but probably not in this persons brain........
Oh, he is using cotton cloth sails too?!?!?!?!?