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Soft hand sailcloth, like that used on cruising sails tends to be much more forgiving that heavily resin impregnated hands. Even so, the advice here is great.
It makes me cringe to see how many folks stuff and bag their sails after day-sailing. Just imagine if they treated their diesel auxiliaries like that. Matter of fact, folks tend to baby their engines and bully their sails. Go figure.
Here are some thoughts:
I always flaked the mainsail after lowering. Be sure to grab the leech as you flake and pull it aft. This helps keep the folds straight and the battens parallel to the boom.
I always owned boats with hank-on jibs. I have a personal love/hate relationship with the furling stuff. I've seen too many torn to shreds by storms, abused by owners that never change out the sacrificial cover or inspect the sail, and no furling sail will set as well as a hank-on.
With hank-on sails, you can flake these on deck, and bag them in a sausage bag. It looks like an upside down boom cover. The flaked headsail rests in the middle, then you bring the long edges together and twist the fasteners to secure it. You can send the bag below or lash it alongside the rail.
Or,flake the jib first, then roll it up from head to tack, bag it in a regular sailbag and stow it below.
Rolling to stow:
As one person mentioned, the most ideal arrangement is rolling. And with mylar, that's what you want to do. But, then again, the same goes for paper charts. In reality, it just takes up so much room.