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post #24 of Old 01-10-2013
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Re: Reefing a headsail???

As an aside. When you furl a a genoa, the C of E goes higher and forward - exaxctly the wrong direction.

I used to use a boat with a slab reefing jib. It was great. I remember beating in 35 knots (with few waves, no fetch). No problem. Double reefed main.

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