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Subject: Re: Trapper 501 Mainsail Configuration


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Graham H
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Date Posted: 21/04/06 0:50:50
In reply to: Del 's message, "Trapper 501 Mainsail Configuration" on 20/04/06 23:58:33

Most Trapper owners seem to like the roller reefing system as installed, the perception being that it is easier to roll up a bit of sail than take in a slab & I have to admit that you do have more control over the amount of sail you reduce with roller reefing.

Having said that I am a great advocate of slab reefing because the sail sets better & I believe is easier to set up. I have 2 reef points with lines each side of the boom. The boom modifications are fairly easy to do but you need to have the sail modified by a sail maker.

If you are interested I can send you photos of my set up (but not till next week when my boat goes back in the water).

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