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post #6 of Old 11-22-2006
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I think whether you tie up the bunt of the sail is really dependent on what you're doing. If you're out for a daysail, and going to be going back to the dock at the end of the day, it probably isn't necessary. If you're on a two-week bluewater passage, it probably makes sense to neaten up the sail and tie it up to prevent it from chafing over a long period of time.

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