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Wireluff furlers, like the one you saw—that do not use a foil over the headstay, are FURLERS ONLY. They can not be used for reefing the sail as a general rule and are generally used for light air sails only.

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Originally Posted by shadypark View Post
Are all furlers installed on the headstay? I would swear that i saw on attached to a jib halyard. Is that likely or does that even make sense?
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