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post #9 of Old 02-09-2010
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I raised the aft end of the boom on the MC about 18”. Not only was it safer but it also made room for our home made dodger. The pic I posted on my introduction shows about how the boom sits with the sail in use. It used to be horizontal or lower. I used the aft/leech cringle and sewed in new “reefing points” on an angle to the gooseneck to secure the foot of the sail. I had to slightly modify the reefing system since they were no longer parallel to the boom. Single handed a little less sail is not a bad thing. Dan S/V Marian Claire
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