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  1. Stackpacks, Lazyjacks, and Mainsail Facts!

    Gear & Maintenance
    I must admit the one thing I dread is putting the mainsail away. I have lazyjacks with a conventional sail-tie and buckle-down cover setup. I have uttered many profanities at the end of the sailing day. What's the scoop on the Stack-Pack or mainsail drop-bag (term?) setup? I've seen a few...
  2. In mast roller furling gets stuck

    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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