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Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

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Dont over do it though or you could jam it

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Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

+1 on SailKote.

Furling line lead issues are unlikely to have the symptoms described by the OP.

I'm thinking too much halyard tension.
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Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

Should be eezy peezy to look up at the head of the jib to see if its halyard wrap or not, aye?
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Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

Thanks everyone for your input and suggestions. I released some of the tension on the jib halyard (had it super tight from my old hank on days) and actually raised the sail a bit more up the foil closer to the mast top. This seems to have done the trick.

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