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Help me find the post plz: How to tame a runaway sail

Giu posted instructions a year ago on how to recovery a runaway genoa and a runaway main using halyards, along with diagrams. I'm creating an emergency binder for my boat and I'd like to include the descriptions. Does anyone have a link to them? I tried searching on various things for a while, but since Giu has made so many posts and contributed so much I can't find the post!

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