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External Mains'l Furling?

Does anybody have any experience with external mainsail furling systems?

Facnor:
http://www.facnor.com/uk/main.asp?ur...p&f=2,12,,23,a

or Nemo:
http://www.nemoindustrie.com/mainsai...ng-systems.htm

I am curious if:
a) they could stand up to Off shore duty
b) can accommodate full vertical battens
c) can be mounted on a wooded spar

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I don't know if I'd mount one on a wooden spar, as they do add a bit of weight aloft, and the spar may not be designed for the additional weight.

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