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  1. Bull City

    New Headsail: To bypass furler or use it?

    Well, blow me down! I just Googled that.
  2. Bull City

    New Headsail: To bypass furler or use it?

    To echo what @Ajax said, in the 1970s I raced & sailed on a friend's Tartan 27 on Biscayne Bay. He too had a 170. He would reef the main before he would take it down. Regarding lost sail area, if it's down low, I wonder how effective it is in terms of horsepower per square foot. I suspect...
  3. Bull City

    New Headsail: To bypass furler or use it?

    Are we talking about a Pearson 26 like this? If so, I would go with the furler and make it a 160%.
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