ATN Gail Sail for boats 36 to 43 Feet
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    ATN Gail Sail for boats 36 to 43 Feet

    Price: $1,299.00

    Product Code: ATNGS100

    Description of ATN Gail Sail for boats 36 to 43 Feet

    The sail is 100 square feet. (boats 36'-43') High visibility luff pouch Oversized piston hanks PLUS webbed grommets for easier hoisting It eliminates the need for a removable headstay. It eliminates the dangerous job of unfurling, dropping and stowing away the furled working sail to free up the roller furler in windy conditions to hoist the conventional jib. Since it is hoisted over the furled headsail, the Gale Sail prevents any dangerous accidental unfurling. No transformations or alterations of the rig are needed. The Gale Sail is ready to be hoisted immediately. The Gale sail, since it is hoisted over the very stiff roller furled sail, has a great aerodynamic shape, much better than a conventional storm jib hanked on a removeable headstay, or a partially furled sail, which most of the time has not been designed or built for that purpose. Also, not all roller furlers are built to reef. The Gale Sail slides up and down amazingly well because Dacron slides over itself very well. The next time you walk over a folded sail on deck, take notice of how slippery it is. It can be hoisted with the spinnaker halyard or spare jib halyard. It requires less halyard tension than a conventional storm jib would need since its luff (pouch) is supported by the wide forward part of the roller furled sail. By the same token, chafing is not a problem since the Gale Sail is riding on a large area. Chafing is a problem when a lot of pressure is on a small area, not when it is spread over a large surface. The Gale Sail is not a new, untested product. It has been sold in Europe for over 8 years. The Gale Sail is part of the "Cover Sail" patent, from Europe's well known inventor Axel Lage. Please Note: The GALE SAIL is now available in WHITE with a RED SLEEVE only