Originally Posted by arisatx
The other options to reduce friction would be:
1) instead of ring grommets at the reef points in the sail, attach blocks or
I've done this, works pretty well, but you need to mark the halyard because if you pull the block down too far on the fwd reef grommet, it will run into the boom damaging the block (depending on your tack, you won't be able to see this. It also adds a possible point of failure.