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Old 11-13-2009
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In mast furling

My wife and I have looked at a large number of boats in the past two months both in and way out of our price range and one thing I have noticed is virtually all of the newer boats come with in mast furling. The standard line from sales people seems to be much the same..."its easier and people will sail more and use the sails more with in mast furling." The Hunter guy when I ask him what would happen if it jammed in a blow talked about the marvelous Rack and Pinion system they had that "never" jammed. Heard that about every computer I have ever bought or every tractor for that matter. I would just like to hear the experienced folks here talk about the seeming move to in mast furling as a standard.

Now I will go lay my head down and dream about a center cockpit Hylas that only Midas could afford. Maybe that lottery ticket on the fridge........

Last edited by kootenay; 11-13-2009 at 11:20 PM. Reason: spelling
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