Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Boots for spreaders
James, I have the roller and still have chafe, There is a multitude of reasons why the sail may contact the spreader and I think chafe gear is a good idea. I only asked for suggestions as I could only find the typical rubber boots , but they are not designed to fit an Amel. I have now found leather ones that install easily that will provide very good protection , so we can close this post.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
From: James Alton lokiyawl2@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 8:44 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Boots for spreaders
I think that most of the wear on a Genoa from the spreader tips occurs when the winds are light and there is a beam sea running making the boat roll. Under those conditions the Genoa can rub the spreader tip even with the sheet well eased. Patches on the Genoa certainly help but a well rounded roller on the spreader tip I think helps even more.
On Jun 19, 2018 5:34 PM, "arthur saftlas art@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: