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Subject: Re: seamster 23 s Roller reefing /sails sizes

David Cooper (Hopeful)
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Date Posted: 17:03:10 10/10/2008 Fri
In reply to: nik 's message, "seamster 23 s Roller reefing /sails sizes" on 17:14:45 23/09/2008 Tue

>I wondered if anyone could tell me how the roller
>reefing main works on a 23 how does the kicker work,
>ie do they normaly have a reefing claw or does the
>sail get wound around and left? I'm asking as am
>hoping to buy one but it is one of the unanswered
>questions I have. Also I wondered what are the
>dimensions of the orginal sails I see on the forums
>the sq ft sizes but that was all I was hoping to price
>up some second hand ones. The current main stops short
>of the boom and the only jib is a rather small one.
>I'd like to know what I'm getting myself into before I
>start! Did sail very nicely when i tried her out, but
>didnt try a reef!
Hello Nik

I have measured my foresails but did not bother with the main as I was ordering an Easy Reef system which came with a MAXIROACH mainsail.
Sizes for jibs :- Jib,working, luff 7.5M (24Ft 6ins)and 10 ft foot ,Genoa No 1 Luff 26Ft,Foot 12Ft 6 ins,Genoa No 2 Luff 24Ft 6ins, Foot 10Ft, Staysail or Storm Jib Luff 14Ft Foot 6ft 9in

Hope this is helpful, regards David

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