Superior furling for both cruisers and racers, these strong and lightweight systems feature removable drums (except on the C290) that are open for line inspection. Made of plastic, the drum can withstand tremendous impact and is resistant to UV and corrosion. By removing the drum, the headsail can be hoisted and set as if on a racing foil. Airfoil extrusions are made lighter and stronger with a special alloy (6106) and incorporate longitudinal ribs for excellent strength/weight. The foil shape is designed for uniform rigidity, aerodynamic performance and smooth, even rotation. Unique “wrap-stop” prevents halyard jamming and wraps around the forestay, eliminating halyard chafe and top bearing fatigue. The stainless Opening Luff-Rope Prefeeder offers a smoother and easier sail hoist by one crew member and eliminates possible damage to the sail.
The Racing furling systems have a swiveling attachment device that replaces head and tack shackles to attach the sail quickly and to furl it perfectly without distortion. When re-hoisting the sail, just open the Luff-Rope Prefeeder and close it around the luff without having to remove the headsail. The swivel and the Opening Luff-Rope Prefeeder are available as options for the Cruising models. Furling line not included.
When ordering, please specify pin diameter and long or short link plate with your order. Call 1-800-BOATING for ordering assistance.
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