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Day: June 7, 2016


Resizing Battens for Our Mainsail

After about a year of sailing our boat, we noticed that the top two battens on our square-top mainsail were not popping to the right curvature of the sail. What are Battens? Battens are long thin strips of a hard material – in our case, fiberglass – that are designed to help the mainsail keep…