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Re: pics of sail covers made for lazy jack systems?

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Originally Posted by Minnesail View Post
Really? Bummer.

I'm installing lazy jacks on my little boat this weekend and the kit explicitly says they can be used to hold the boom up.

Currently the boat uses a little short bit (pig tail?) across the split backstays to support the boom. I was hoping to get rid of that.
should of stated BIGGER boats where the weight of the boom and SAIL is substantial

for example big boats you sometimes have to stand on the boom, I know I have sometimes and my weight plus the boom and no topping lift would mean snapped lazy jacks or something else

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