Anyone know how to set up this roller furler - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-26-2008
somers12's Avatar
Just a Sailer
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
somers12 is on a distinguished road
Anyone know how to set up this roller furler

I found these in my boat. If the picture don't show up, one item is a cylinder with coiled rope and the other is the top connector. Both swivel about their top and bottoms. I'm now sure its a roller furler system. The name "Sapphire" is stenciled on the roller. My boat is a Chrysler 22. Both my jib and genoa have wire in their luffs. I believe its a free flying system as there was no type of extrusion with the unit.I'm unsure if I should find a way to connect the system using my jib/genoa haul up, or connect it directly to where my forestay is connected. Apparently I can't post a picture yet.

Thanks... Steve
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 05-26-2008
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,192
Thanks: 50
Thanked 37 Times in 36 Posts
Rep Power: 14
knothead has a spectacular aura about knothead has a spectacular aura about knothead has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by somers12 View Post
I found these in my boat. If the picture don't show up, one item is a cylinder with coiled rope and the other is the top connector. Both swivel about their top and bottoms. I'm now sure its a roller furler system. The name "Sapphire" is stenciled on the roller. My boat is a Chrysler 22. Both my jib and genoa have wire in their luffs. I believe its a free flying system as there was no type of extrusion with the unit.I'm unsure if I should find a way to connect the system using my jib/genoa haul up, or connect it directly to where my forestay is connected. Apparently I can't post a picture yet.

Thanks... Steve
You would normally use the halyard for this type of system.
Attach the bottom to your tack ring or shackle. Usually just aft of where your headstay attaches.
Don't remove your headstay.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 05-26-2008
somers12's Avatar
Just a Sailer
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
somers12 is on a distinguished road
Thanks for the help. The attachment point where my jib/ genoa normally is placed is too close to the forestay point for the roller. I do have a ring further back. It's possible that this is what the previous owner used. I suppose that I'll have to make a judgement call as to whether this is strong enough to hold the sails.

Steve
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Old Roller Furler (a.k.a. "To Furl, or Not To Furl...") supergrade Gear & Maintenance 34 12-24-2008 11:36 AM
Roller Furling Lay Up Tom Wood Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 10-21-2003 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:10 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.