Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Chesapeake Bay Area, MD
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leaving sails on the boat during winter...horrible idea?
I did not get a chance to remove the sails (typical main and Shaffer roller furling genny) before the boat was hauled out of the water.
Is it a horrible idea to leave them on the boat (rigged) during the entire winter? The main will be under the normal sail cover and I will also have a winter cover over that. I am worried about trying to remove the sails when the boat is on jack stands and I am invisioning a wind puff at the wrong time while I have the sail pulled out during removal. Could be catastrophic for me and neighboring boats on the hard
Northen Maryland area.
2001 Catalina 310