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post #11 of 14 Old 11-08-2010
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One other thing, check your backstay tension. Correlates to the headstay tension of which btrayfors spoke.

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I noticed my backstay was loose after I finished fighting with my rurler the other day. I didn't relate the two, but it makes sense.
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In 10 kts of wind or more, I always head downwind before furling so that the main blankets the headsail. Never had any problem, even in 20+ kts.
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Get a Pro Furl Wrap Stop

It's on top of page 4. I discovered this little item while watching Brion Toss's DVD on inspecting your rigging. Looks like a great little solution.

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