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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.
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