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Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

One other thing I would check here is the angle of the furling line to the first sheeve or block. It may be why in the beginning the sail furls easily as you are pulling from a full drum, and as the drum empties your angle may be more acute and dragging.

Also when you let your sail out keep some pressure on the furling line as the drums fills up to insure more uniform overlap


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