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Ah, the benefits of a wood mast...
Yes, no clanking, but what about protecting that beautiful varnished finish from chafe?
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I take the main halyard, still connected to the head of the sail, and tie it to the boom / folded sail with a sail tie.

When in port the sail tie with the halyard goes over the sail cover. Less hassle than tying to a shroud and you have to untie the sail ties anyway -- 2 birds with one stone (sail tie).
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Yes, no clanking, but what about protecting that beautiful varnished finish from chafe?
Actually, I've never had that issue with the sticks properly varnished.

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