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post #23 of Old 02-14-2008
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
I'd recommend a Dutchman boom brake rather than a preventer. I believe a boom brake makes for a safer installation overall.
The Dutchman boom brakes are sized according to the area of the sail.
..... and Defender has a Sale on them right now. I ordered one yesterday.

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