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Re: Topping lift loads?

Originally Posted by Alex W View Post
Or unless you tie off the main halyard to the end of the boom when the mainsail is put away. That keeps it away from the boom and supports the end of the boom.
OK then Alex, I'll just drop my roller furling main every day and do that from now on. Now why didn't I think of that? Such a simple solution, too.
"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.

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