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post #6 of Old 03-01-2010
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Points to Consider


A few things to consider:
  • Are you going to leave the reefing lines run all the time, or just rig them them you expect to reef? Most people (me included) leave the reef lines run all the time. So you want a small line to reduce the weight and size of the line when you are not reefed.
  • Do you have self tailing winches and line clutches? If so, make sure that the size of the reef line you select can work with the tailer and the clutch.
Personally I have 3/8" Stayset for my reef lines.


Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

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