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Mainsails normally have two or three reefing positions. We are using the first reefing point in these pictures. 1. 2.

3. 4. 5.

Choose the front first reefing eye. Lace down the first reefing eye to the gooseneck.

Make sure you secure this properly. Go to the back of the boat. Find the first reefing eye on the leach.

6. Tie medium size lacing to the first reef position, making sure that this will reach the back of the boom and back to the eye a couple of times.

7. Thread the lacing through the end of the boom, then back through the eye and then pull, this will lay the eyelets along the boom. Keeping pressure on the lacing repeat the process.

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Japonica 5  

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Japonica 5  

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