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Roller Furling for boats 18' and under

Where can I find decent and relatively inexpensive roller furling for my 18' Rhodes?
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Cruising Design, Inc. makes a good, reliable and relatively inexpensive roller furler for smaller boats. My friend had one on his boat, and it worked well for many years. They sell lots of them, and I have not heard of problems with them. You can find them on the web.

Others make "better" furlers (Harken, Furlex, Schaeffer, etc.), with fancy torlon ball bearings, stainless steel everything, etc., which are probably a better choice for larger boats, but I would check out Cruising Design for your application.

Good luck!

Frank.
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