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post #14 of Old 08-16-2010
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Originally Posted by chuck53 View Post
OK guys, I'm thinking in-boom furling would make sailing a lot more fun for me. Taking down and flaking the main is a major pain in the butt. I hate running up my main because I know I have to take it down again and it's not fun.
What would a ball-park figure be to add in-boom furling to my Catalina 34? Any thoughts on different brands? How will it affect re-sale?
Can I re-fit and use my current main sail or do I have to buy new?
You are fortunate as your main isn't that large so you might be able to get away with a smaller boom package but expect to pay close to $10,000 for anything worth having. That price will probably include a std dacron mainsail.
Resale value might be minimally increased but never to the cost of the new boom.
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