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Re: make a gale sail

Originally Posted by Bene505 View Post

Can you post some pictures? Your approach sounds intriguing.

Here is the tang:

Mounted on the mast:

Test rigging.... again we were cruising down the ICW while I was doing this.

65 sq foot storm jib with luff tape and soft hanks:

I have another storm jib with real hanks, but like the soft hanks much better. It was an easy project making them with left over Amsteel from my lifeline project.

1989 Sabre 34II Targa

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