If I understand the idea of the series drogue correctly... It is to always have controlled pressure on the line, and some of the cones will always be in the right area of the wave and not pull out of the face.
Couldn't similar control be made with 5 or 6 larger drogues in series? If you used 10, 15 or even 20 larger drogues, you would be able to use a winch to pull the line back in with no problem, stopping at each cone to pull it across the winch without ripping it.
1989 Sabre 34II Targa
Last edited by funjohnson; 08-04-2011 at 11:57 PM.