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Re: New to in Mast Furling Couple of Questions

Originally Posted by PSea View Post
are you guys luffing your main before you reef?
Luffing yes, by easing the sheet, not by coming up into the wind. Pretty much the only time we change course to furl or unfurl the main is when the wind has it against the rig, as in on a run or very broad reach.
We don't get to do a lot of running in the Windwards, so it's sort of a moot point for us.

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