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post #24 of Old 06-30-2009
OldColumbia
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I guess I'm too old and lazy ( just like my dacron sails) but I keep a headsail hanked on even if I'm just motoring to the pumpout because Mr. Murphy seems to live aboard. The working jib can actually be tacked through the foretriangle fairly easily by hand (with full finger gloves) with a wrap or two on the winch. Had to sail into my slip a few times when the engine quit at the most inopportune times.
I suppose you could drop the hook or head up and hank on a sail, but I've become a plan B, belt and suspenders type of guy.
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