In-boom furling - A neat idea from Petitjean Composites

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The idea was first developed with a drum at the front and a sheet at the back of the spar. An offset boltrope track, accompanied by a stainless-steel guide, is fitted to the mast. For trimarans that require a downhaul, a vertical carbon part is available. Another solution: a furling kit with a fairing which fixes above the original boom. In this configuration, the mainsheet is attached in the middle of the boom. In all cases, the boom-turned-furler allows you to avoid climbing over the bimini, and to do without reefing lines and lazy jacks.

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