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Got a picture of a storm srysail mounted on separate mast track?

Anyone have a picture of a storm trysail mounted on separate mast track?

I'm intrested in storm trysails, and I keep hearing this phrase. So I guess it's the mast track part that eludes me.

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Given modern materials, IMHO, a deep third reef on the mainsail may be a better, more convenient option.

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Ain't it a b!tch that you can't edit thread titles.

I agree with SD. Add a third reef and save yourself a lot of hassle.
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Ain't it a b!tch that you can't edit thread titles.
That's why you're supposed to proof-read before hitting the button...

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I agree with SD. Add a third reef and save yourself a lot of hassle.
Great minds think alike...but then again, so do demented ones.

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I can see Knothead being a great mind.......But Dawg?

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You may want to think about and practice how a third reef heaves to (or is it heaves too) on your boat. A long footed trisail may be needed to get the balance you need.

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Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential ... - Google Book Search

Best Pic I could find...note track is separate from roller furling main and clew is sheeted aft and not to boom.

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Best Pic I could find...note track is separate from roller furling main and clew is sheeted aft and not to boom.

That was a truly exhausting... I mean exhaustive resource.
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