A leech line is attached at the head of your sail and runs down to just above the clew. This line can be usually be adjusted using cleats, or Velcro tabs at the clew or intermediately at reefs. Tensioning this line reduces flutter in the trailing edge of the sail and improves sail shape.
In this guide Ron McInnis, and Jeremy Roszmann are going to go over the measurements needed for your. Catamaran Mainsail Battens and Batten Hardware. All these measurements can be done single-handed, however, a second set of hands will aid in speed and precision.
How To Install a Lazy Jack Bag System: The Lazy Cradle is possibly the easiest way to cover your mainsail and is perfect for short-handed crews. One simply lowers the halyard, settling the sail in the cover, and zips the top for complete coverage.
ATN Symmetrical Spinnaker Tacker Un-Boxing The ;ATN Symmetrical Spinnaker Tacker is designed to eliminate the need for a spinnaker pole. Attached your spinnaker halyard as you normally would to the head of the spinnaker, the sheet to the clew of your spinnaker and the tack will be attached on the Tacker, which has been clipped onto your …
Which head sail furling system should you choose for your sailboat? That’s a difficult question to answer. Every boat is different and is sailed in different areas. Every sailor is different, has a broad range of needs, budgets and expectations.
If you are in the market for a new Spinnaker Furling system. The video below will allow you to see what you will get when you purchase a Harken Reflex Free Flying Head Sail Furling System.
CDI Flexible Furling System Unboxing The CDI Furling System FF6 has been around for 2 decades and has become a very well known, reliable furling system for the cruising community.
The Tides Marine Track and Slide System is a simple and elegant solution for difficult to raise and lower mainsails. If you are struggling with your mainsail either hoisting or lowering this system will reduce the friction of the mainsail luff track and is designed to handle today’s full or partially battened mainsails with a large roach.
Here is a quick how-to guide on removing your batten hardware from your mainsail.The removal of the batten hardware is simple and quick to do.