Originally Posted by Valiente
That's exactly what I'm considering for my furling jib.
The lark's head is also prone to slipping. It is okay on a small boat but not on anything that will load up the sheets.
There is a tide in the affairs of men,
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
Shakespeare, Julius Caesar IV, iii, 217