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Ullman Sails VA

17467 Gen. Puller
PO Box 297
Deltaville, VA 23043

11 South Mallory St.
Hampton, VA  23663

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Can I convert an old sail for use on my new furling system?

Question: I have a hank-on genoa that was new 4 years ago and has had little use in that time. I am wondering about converting to a roller furler. I can budget the new furler I would need, and probably a sail conversion, but doubt I can budget a new furling head sail along with a new furler. The boat is a Columbia 9.6 meter sloop. Answer: A lot of people don't even think about budgeting for the sail when contemplating an upgrade to a furling unit. The sail is a significant part of

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Flying Scot Regatta Notes

I always spend a fair amount of time thinking through a regatta afterwards. This past weekend we sailed the FBYC Annual Regatta in a fleet of 34 Flying Scots. Results Some top players showed up and I sailed one of the better regattas I’ve had in a while, both on the score card and in terms of enjoyment. The event presented a lot of challenges and it seemed like a good opportunity to write down some of my thoughts on the keys to success.

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