Re: A54 Main Sail furling foil weak point
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Many people never recognize the extra strain on the furling motor caused directly or indirectly by the battens. In my experience, the issue at the collar of the foil is almost always caused by the battens. It can be mitigated by carefully and properly furling the sail. However, when sudden weather conditions occur, the same careful and proper furling is usually "gone with the wind."
I am a believer in preparing a cruising boat to mitigate the problems with sudden and unplanned conditions, especially when those conditions might occur 1000 miles from shore.
On Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 4:32 AM Scott SV Tengah <Scott.nguyen@...> wrote: