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Ditto everyone else... we changed from a hook at the gooseneck to a two line reefing system. We put three padeyes on either side of the mast just above the gooseneck and spliced lines to them. We then led each of our three reefing lines through the appropriate cringles on the luff, fed them through blocks at the foot of the mast, through deck organizers and ultimately to clutches in the cockpit. For the luff end, we tied a bowline to the boom (we have a loose footed main) for the first and second reefs, fed them through the cringles and then through sheaves in the boom, to the gooseneck, through blocks at the base of the mast, through deck organizers and then back to clutches in the cockpit. Since our third reef luff line is so long, to minimize friction, and also since we only have two sheaves to run lines through the boom, we put a block on the boom to run the line through before leading it to the gooseneck and beyond. We also do the same thing as Jeff and mark the halyard as to where it needs to go for each reef. When on overnight watch I've reefed "singlehanded" several times and it has worked wonderfully. It's very nice not to have to go forward at night.
 
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