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Old 12-02-2011
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Off...Off...offf...dont do it again.

Besides the obvious extra windage on jackstands the UV degrades the sail...sailcover as well as the thread. Any moisture which gets in the sail will freeze. Next calm dayjust unroll the furler and drop the sail to the deck.

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