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by TomTrovato
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: General Sailing
Topic: Freedom 40/40 roller furling jib forestay tension
Replies: 7
Views: 5129

Re: Freedom 40/40 roller furling jib forestay tension

Hi Paul, Hans & Riki, Thanks for your thoughtful responses (and well wishes). I told my wife when contemplating the move from a C&C to a Freedom that the boats are opposite in almost every respect. I am very interested in 'learning' the Freedom and am not trying to impose my prior sailing experience...
by TomTrovato
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General Sailing
Topic: Freedom 40/40 roller furling jib forestay tension
Replies: 7
Views: 5129

Freedom 40/40 roller furling jib forestay tension

Hi All, I am the new owner of Tatanka - 1994 Freedom 40/40 sailing out of the Port of Rochester on Lake Ontario. The boat is rigged with a jib furler and what looks like about an 80% jib. The forestay as delivered is VERY loose. I was out last weekend and when the wind kicked up over twenty with 4'+...