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02-01-2014 12:44 PM
outbound
Re: Leisure furl boom

When looking at this Schaefer had a lot to offer. With tract sail could angulate better. Less friction and sensitivity to being dead upwind. They have two units. Big one OK for up to mid40s depending on size of mainsail
02-01-2014 04:59 AM
Total Chaos
Re: Leisure furl boom

Hi Mark,
Yes the system is really straightforward, I have yet to have it jam.

Here is a link that will save me a lot of typing.

02-01-2014 01:03 AM
capttb
Re: Leisure furl boom

Thanks for your comments gentlemen, I do manage to keep my Dutchman tuned so it works properly so not afraid of systems requiring some finesse if they work.
I don't remember posting anything at all to you Mark, sure you don't have me confused with someone else ?
01-31-2014 10:43 PM
Markwesti
Re: Leisure furl boom

Hi Mr Caos, the guy I know who could not get it to work ..... Can't get other things to work on his boat either. It just takes practice like you say.
01-31-2014 10:36 PM
Total Chaos
Re: Leisure furl boom

It does take some practice, but is simple enough. I have no idea why anyone couldn't get it to work?? Can't say that we've had any problems and we have two of them LOL.
01-31-2014 09:58 PM
Markwesti
Re: Leisure furl boom

Hey tb I'm going to give you some info here even though you have posted snarkey to me in the past . I have sailed on Leisure Furl boats . Five people I know have them , one guy could not get his to work and he went back to the original set up from Catalina, he has a 32'. The other guys like theirs but have trouble ,like can't get it to reef right the first time . So you ,I would say practice with it . Also everybody got his with one of those electric winch grinders , that's a nice piece of equipment , keep it charged up .
01-31-2014 07:28 PM
Total Chaos
Re: Leisure furl boom

We have Leisure Furl in boom on both main and mizzen... they are awesome, take a little getting used to though. Unlimited reef points, no safety issues with dousing sail, good sail shape, they actually make the whole rig stronger because of the gooseneck. Will never go back. Downside... well we could have bought a second nice smaller boat for the money spent.
01-31-2014 07:03 PM
tommays
Re: Leisure furl boom

















After using Version 1 the HOOD STOBOOM for 3 years

I realize i am taking my like in my hands with such a poor item BUT we WOULD NEVER be without one and it has worked perfectly

Its not like you can just tuck a reef in a normal mainsail going downwind in 25+ knots
01-30-2014 11:27 AM
IStream
Re: Leisure furl boom

Bad link, Bob. I think you meant this one:

Schaefer Marine - Boom Furlers
01-30-2014 11:12 AM
bobperry
Re: Leisure furl boom

Check out Schaefer's version. Everyone I have talked to who uses it loves it.
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