Dutchman MainSail Flaking System
The Dutchman System is one of the best ways to handle your mainsail while hoisting or lowering. In most conditions it self tends allowing you do do maneuvers without having to deal with an out of control sail. To drop the main feather the mainsail or go head to wind and drop the main halyard reasonably fast. If you are navigating a crowded harbor, you can let the halyard run and leave clean up until later.
This article describes the function of the Dutchman main sail flaking system. We look at the important set up features that will ensure proper operation, plus potential hazards to function.
Index ; General description, Dutchman System how it works, Parts of the system, Installation, operation, Maintenance & storage, Conclusion