April 2020, yes, 5 months later. All Winter we tinkered on Sea Bella’s mast, which layed horizontally on sawhorses in our backyard. Scott installed stainless steel strengtheners inside the masts’ furling track every 10 inches. He also installed all new halyards, sheaves, wiring, LED lights, weather station, vhf antennae, radar mount, and rigging.
It was decided. Our roller furling main would not be the best system for a long passage. When the lines get bunched up inside the mast, we needed to hand feed them while furling, so…it was decided, Dec 2, 2019. The mast needed to be pulled and completely altered for a standard mainsail.