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post #4 of Old 12-02-2012
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Re: Hank on sails

They do exist. My last boat - Columbia 43 - had a Mariner furling setup that furled hanked sails. The entire headstay rotated to accomplish it. It was a pretty early design and I never saw any advantage over a luff foil setup.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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