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My tackline exerts serious pressure on my bow pulpit, what do you think about the "tacker" that wraps around the furled fore sail?
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[QUOTE=Rewards;587394]My tackline exerts serious pressure on my bow pulpit, what do you think about the "tacker" that wraps around the furled fore sail?[/QUOTE]

I like the tackers. It helps to provide much better control and shape.

The only downside is on roller furler systems in which the genoa sheets and the bulk of the sail prevent the tacker from rising without a boost.

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any worry about the tacker chaffing the furled sail? or maybe snap a block at the tacker set low then cleat the tackline for easing the luff.

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[QUOTE=Rewards;587436]any worry about the tacker chaffing the furled sail?[/QUOTE]

None - The plastic on the ATN Tacker is very smooth.

BTW - I do not like the cloth only tackers; they do not slide easily and the stitching breaks.

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[QUOTE=Rewards;587394]My tackline exerts serious pressure on my bow pulpit, what do you think about the "tacker" that wraps around the furled fore sail?[/QUOTE]

How does this happen? Where does your tackline attach on your boat?

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