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I raised the main at the slip today (most of the way). I was pleased to find the sail in pretty decent shape. The real pleasure was finding it set up for jiffy reefing. I expected to find no reefing points or help at all.

I thought you were supposed to remove the battens when you furled the sail? Mine appear to be permenantly sewn in.
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The battens can stay in unless you need to fold the sail in to a small package

If i am taking a main to the sail loft i just roll it up and carry it down battens and all
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