Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Boots for spreaders

Patrick McAneny

Craig, First off, I am no Gentleman , ask my wife. Secondly , I spoke to my sail maker and will be sending it off for a patch, but I still want to put a boot on to lessen the chafe in the future. I just now think I found one on Amazon I will order, not cheap $100/pair.

-----Original Message-----
From: sangaris@... [amelyachtowners]
To: amelyachtowners
Sent: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 9:41 am
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Boots for spreaders

Hey Pat,
Gentlemen don't sail upwind.  :-)

An option I've used is chafe patches on the genoa.

Cheers, Craig

---In amelyachtowners@..., <sailw32@...> wrote :

I have considerable chafe on my genoa that is only a few years old and maybe about 5000 miles on it. Its obviously rubbing on the spreader. Has anyone bought  boots for the spreaders on a SM that fit well. I have the wheels , but they don't provide enough protection.

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