auto self tacking jib

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auto self tacking jib

Post by luismota » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:05 am

did anyone setup a genoa self tacking jib , like the hanse on a dufour 34 performance ?

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Re: auto self tacking jib

Post by slraines2234 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:01 pm

I don’t think you can. The self racking jib passes from side without touching the mast. It is also a bit smaller than a normal size jib and uses a single line attached to the track. A genoa overlaps the mast by quite a bit and requires two, one port and one starboard sheets. It wouldn’t work with the track.

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