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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    Hi fellow sailors, My name is Carlos Azevedo from Portugal and I'm the happy new owner os a 86" Dufour Yatch 4800 I'm trying to identify a Genoa Furling system that came with the boat, it seems a Facnor model and that makesense becouse Facnor and Dufour are French brands but I'm hoping someone...
  2. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    What size furling headsail do you keep on your boat? How often during the season do you change your sail, if at all? I keep a 140 on my furler ALL season and just reef it’s in if I need less canvas up front. Am I heathen?
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    I have a head sail/ genoa that I want to bring in for repair but am unsure how to remove from the furlex roller furling. does anyone know how to remove the sail?
  4. Helms
    Hi all, I have another question about the boat and would appreciate your experience and expertise. It has a furling boom....and I have to be very careful or the boom detaches from the mast. When the sail furls, because it is still in the slot in the mast, it tends to furl to the edge of the...
  5. Gear & Maintenance
    Hi, I sail a Beneteau Oceanis 40 with in-mast roller furling system. Problem is, the main often gets "stuck" during the furling process or the unfurling process. Not completely sure about this, but it seems that the "stuck" part happens because of the belly in the sail as it is being reefed...
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