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Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
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?!?!?!?!?

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