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Old 09-09-2013
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Re: Learned something(s) today

Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Hmmm, I don't see that working very well for those sailing cutters, or if you ever pole out your headsail... If I understand you correctly, are you saying that your sheets don't even reach the cockpit when the jib is furled, and you presumably have to 'walk them back' to the cockpit while simultaneously unfurling the sail?

I dunno, when I start sizing my jibsheets to eliminate the possibility of their ever reaching my prop, I'll know it's time for me to switch to a trawler :-)

Nice pic. As I'm really new to sailing so is your setup in that pic for going dead down wind or are you going off center and using the pole to hold the jib from coming over?

Not trying to hijack the thread. Sorry

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