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I installed my blocks on the spreaders, keeps them from slapping the mast.

Come on Chef, just go with a furling boom...you know you want too

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Ok chef...now I know you are just trying to slow me down. It was tough enough for me to get a loose footed main for the first time ( although I have begun to love it), but a furling boom??????????? shiver me timbers NOOOOOOOO


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Hey Faster
I made a set of EZ jacks like you mentioned and tried them out for the first time yesterday. Boy is that ever slick. no more fighting the sail on the cabin roof. Thanks for posting that.
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My boat had Lazy-jacks when I bought it, but they always seemed to be more trouble than they were worth. I took them off last year and just deal with reefing/stowing the main in "the usual way, if you know what I mean" (as Christopher Robin might say). Granted, my boat pretty short boom (E = 10.3 ft.), but I don't have much trouble keeping things under control even when sailing singlehanded.

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