Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] What's locking the furlers

Richard03801 <richard03801@...>

It is the engineering of the worm and wheel drive. 

Fair Winds Smooth Sailing To All
Capt Richard 
RP Yacht Brokerage
Newport RI 
We list sell and service fine yachts including Amel's
Cell 603 767 5330

On May 23, 2016, at 13:52, osterberg.paul.l@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


When sailing closed hauled with the sail partly furled there is a substantial load on the furlers and they need must be locked some way, else the sail would unfurl

An electric motor has very little "friction"  when not in use, so it has to be some clutch or what?

Curious Paul on S/Y Kerpa SM#259


Join to automatically receive all group messages.