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Re: Do roller-furling cruisers need a storm jib?
You could have a local loft possibly put some new cloth around it so you velcro it on to the furled genoa. I believe there is an actual name brand for this type of option.
Another option I did a few times to see how it worked......I used on of my halyards attached to the bow, tightened it as much as possible, hanked on the SJ to it. It did frankly bow a bit more than I wanted......so I had a local loft remove the hanks, and put a #6 luff tape in, and now use this way. I do ot have a furler, so to make this options wor, you would need to remove the genoa going into a storm, and put the SJ in a groove on the furler.
I would personally talk with a local sail repair loft to get your best option. You might also be able to attach it to a mini forestay which I believe your Gin Fizz may have, as a lot of late 70 to ealry 80 Jeanneau's had i mini forestays. For the halyard, you would use the spin pole line or something out of the same place on the mast, if you are rigged like my 85 Arcadia.
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