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Spinnaker Retrieval

Basically every time I drop the spinnaker, the starbord sheet drops into the water and under the bow. I was wondering what i should put on the bow to stop the sheet... Any ideas?

Thanks guys

Steve Taylor, Dexterity
Steve5-Nov-2005    Edit    Delete 
Re: Spinnaker Retrieval
The method I use is to glue a piece (about 10-15cm long) of very thick (2-3mm dia) weed-eater cord to the bow of my boat next to the bow chainplate. This extension stops the sheet from falling under the bow of the boat. Also when you are dropping the kite, keep pressure on the leeward sheet; this will stop it from flapping and then dropping under the bow.
Grant Steinback6-Nov-2005    Edit    Delete 

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