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post #1 of Old 11-08-2003 Thread Starter
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Wire or Rope Luff

I''m ordering new sails for my boat. It is a heavy disp. cutter. My jib and staysail both hank on.
Is there an advantage to ordering sails with a rope luff instead of a wire luff?
I realise a rope luff might stretch a bit more then the wire would...
Thanks, Dave
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