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post #3 of Old 06-01-2009
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Having a sailmaker convert that 150% to roller furling will cost you in the area of $400. Sounds like the 150% is not a sail you would commonly use. if that's because you don't sail in a light air region, using one as you primary RF sail will be not satisfactory. You can partially furl the sail, but the result will not be pretty or effective, although it can be done.

You would be better off looking at buying a new RF jib of the right size, say a 130%, have it cut for roller furlling reefing, and sell the 150% for what you can get. The end result may not cost you much more than converting thew 150%.

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