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Continous line furler for Cruising Chute?

Anybody have any experience with the Facnor continous line furler? Need to upgrade my chute and want to try something different.

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Found the answer on another thread...


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Re: Continous line furler for Cruising Chute?

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Anybody have any experience with the Facnor continous line furler? Need to upgrade my chute and want to try something different.

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Found the answer on another thread...
Yes I have an FX2500 with the AFX conversion kit.
So I use the same furler for three different tasks.

With the AFX kit (attachments for the torsion stiff rope) I use it for my asymmetric. This is for all practical purposes the same as the AFX2500.

It works great - easy to furl/unfurl.
When you hoist the sail it is only a thin sausage much more compact than a sock.

I also use this furler for my asymmetric and a solent jib.
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Re: Continous line furler for Cruising Chute?

I'll second knuterikt's endorsement, Facnor makes a nice piece of gear... I just have their earliest, smallest continuous line furler, it's still working flawlessly after many years...

I only use it with a Code 0, however, haven't yet had any opportunity to try a conventional asymmetrical with a furler, I still use a sock for mine...
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Re: Continous line furler for Cruising Chute?

Was thinking about using it with a new Gennaker...


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Re: Continous line furler for Cruising Chute?

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Was thinking about using it with a new Gennaker...
Have a look at this post Retractable Bowsprit DIY

Facnor give you two options.
ASYM-FX furler - dedicated furler for asymmetric Asymmetric spinnaker furlers

Or the FX Endless line gennaker & code zero furlers - Facnor
with the FX / ASYM-FX Facnor - Furler system, gennaker & code 0 furlers, facslide

This is what I have, both solutions work the same way but the combination I have let me use the same furler for more sails (Asymmetric, Code 0 and Solent jib).

Gennaker=Asymmetric)

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