SELDÉN GX! This is all about
For every sailor who is thrilled by boat speed in combination with fast
and easy sail handling, Seldén GX is a new extra member of the crew.
Unfurling an asymmetric spinnaker will give you instant gratification in
terms of sailing performance and true sailing pleasure. Furling systems
for asymmetric spinnakers and cruising chutes.
In light winds you can have the furled sail hoisted, ready for action. Once
you are off the wind you simply release the furling line and pull on the
sheet and the asymmetric spinnaker unfurls while you remain in the safety
of the cockpit. You can enjoy this type of sail from about 70° apparent
wind angle and when sailing dead down wind you pole it out to windward,
preferably with a telescopic whisker pole. So, with a jib and an asymmetric
spinnaker your performance is optimized for all wind angles. At the end
of the day the furled sail is a neat, tight roll which is simple to bag
and stows easily.
An asymmetric spinnaker with a mid girth of minimum 75% of the foot length
measures as a regular down wind sail. This means you can combine it with
your regular spinnakers without penalty within the ORCi and IRC rules. Just
imagine what difference this will make to your sailing performance in the
borderland between jib and spinnaker. A real game changer!
The sail is attached to the freely rotating tack swivel on the drum and
to the halyard swivel while the luff is free ?ying. A rigid anti-torsion
line connects the drum and the halyard swivel. When turning the drum the
anti-torsion line makes the top of the sail furl first, while the tack is
independent on its swivel. This makes for a tightly furled sail from top