-Thank you for your reply. That is an interesting thought. I feel
that the best way to remidy the problem is to have the furling tube
at the correct "torque" or tension. Thanks again for your reply.
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helps cushion it as well as having the correct halyad tension.that
thegoiotmainsail would not be suspended loosely. In the later added
no(maybe the word you are looking for) on my older boat, there is
#266.room for the sail to slop around, but certainly the main halyard
Ionwas able to read and understand the way to change the tension
themast.furlinghalyards (I do not have the Amel loop for the main). I was not
doomWhen slepping forward it has the soft sound of doom, doom,
asboat.40yahoogroups.com>it hits. It's the reference to DOOM that has me concerned!
SMIt is full of very usefulinformation. Amel also produced a CD ROM that has the entire
computer.owners manual in itand could be shipped to you easily for viewing on you
ways.Just Email Amel at theirweb site address and or call them and I am sure that you canobtain the manual and/or CDROM from them.
Theportmizzen halyard istaken on the mizzen mast port side winch, then you release
loadside clutch where thehalyard exits the mast. You tension the halyard, without
ontrackclutchthe mizzen sail, until thetack lacings near the furling gear box are taught. Set theand stow the excesshalyard.supplied by Amel and of the
withmounted car on thestarboard side of the main mast. Take tension off the car
sailtaughtthe looped line taken toone of the main mast winches (usuallly I use the larger lowerone), disengage the lockingpin, tension the halyard until the sail's tack lacings areand the locking pin engagesone of the track holes. Again is is important to have the
easierunfurled and without load onit (luffing) while you tension the halyard. This is all
forwon'tdone than described. Amelrecommends that you ease the halyard tensions when the sailssailsbe used for sometime.slapping at times within the
massmizzengently banging against the inside of both the main and
tomasts. I would like to know how to tighen the internal rig
Stbdsailmakethe (I don't know the correct name) aluminum tube that theishanked to tighter to stop the banging. On the main mast
itsidethere is a fixture that is on a slide. There is a line on
thethatgoes through the mast and to a winch. Is this where I get
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]mizzen?desired tension? What is the correct tension? How about the