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Old 12-17-2011
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Originally Posted by SailingJackson View Post

Since then I've been pretty careful to take care of the lazy sheet. I generally do a couple of wraps of electical tape to hold it to the lifeline. When we gybe, the tape breaks away, but until then the line is prevented from going overboard.

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Interesting idea. I might give that try.

Right after the gybe is completed I check that lazy sheet is over the pulpit.

I have only ever wrapped on spin sheet, we had a short sail back to calm water. One crew member donned a wet suit and googles and we unwrapped it, not cutting necessary.
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