Thanks for your input.
Yes, I am sailing on a rapidly shrinking Lake Mead. Our marina was just moved to a new area from the harbor it's been in for many years due to the lowest lake levels I've ever seen in my life. This makes me miss the Caribbean even more, where at least the water levels only change with the tide.
I'm thinking about a Harken roller furling, they seem to be the best bang for the buck. And have contacted FX for some prices.