Tapering spinnaker sheets

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Tapering spinnaker sheets

Postby sandyday » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:08 pm

Quick question... how long should the tapered (thin) part of the spinnaker sheet normally be?

The rope cutting list gives a recommended number for the halyard, but not the sheet.

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Re: Tapering spinnaker sheets

Postby paul manning » Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:25 pm

Sandy, it a rather personal thing, but I would think the taper should be much more than 1.5m otherwise you'll be running the thin piece around the ratchet in light winds.
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Re: Tapering spinnaker sheets

Postby sandyday » Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:42 pm

Thanks Paul!

I assume you mean "shouldn't be"?

Sandy

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Re: Tapering spinnaker sheets

Postby paul manning » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:33 am

Yes Sandy!

Sorry I'm blaming it on my cold...
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