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Roller reefing 3Fri 31 Aug 2012 18:00:59
donalrossiter donalrossiter Tue 31 Jul 2012 17:59:10 Hi, can anyone offer any information on any roller reefing systems they may have fitted to their mantas.
I currently have a small jib which connects to the forestay with hanks. I want to invest in a genoa and before buying the sail i am considering fitting roller reefing to my boat

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Mekicevica Mekicevica Thu 02 Aug 2012 19:15:02 I have the Plastimo 406 S and I am very happy with it.
Be aware that for roller reefing to work reliably you need to set the standing rigging really tight.
Hope this helps
Luis
jakob jakob Fri 31 Aug 2012 17:55:24 We have a Plastimo 406 as well.
It works very well.
But dont´t use any forse when You roll,if it´s difficult to roll there is something else wrong somewhere.
It´s very easy to make Yourself,we had to order an extra spare ,otherwise it was to short.

Jakob
jakob jakob Fri 31 Aug 2012 18:00:59 Hello again !!
On ours photos from 2012 You can see some off our rolling system Plastimo.
We use it a lot. https://picasaweb.google.com/jakobols/Sommersejlads2012?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCJ_Hkb2Up-OmugE&feat=directlink Just copy and put it in Your browser

Bittens Crew
Jakob
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