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The wind is increasing; it is time to take a reef… The easiest way is to bring the boat onto a beat, to make the manoeuvre easier. Free off the mainsheet traveller a little, than the mainsheet a little. You will then have to take in the main halyard to free it from the jammer.
Next open the halyard jammer…
… whilst keeping a turn round the winch, let the mainsail come down to the level of the first reef.
All that remains is to hook on your reef, then close the halyard jammer again.
Take in the main halyard again, then the reefing line and finally the main traveller and sheet.
And off you go again !