By replacing luff tape on a headsail luff and slugs on a mainsail luff, Kiwi Slides provide 50% less friction when hoisting or lowering the sail. Makes sail changes easier and safer. A related product, the Reef Rite Downloader, permits lowering the headsail on its luff groove while keeping the sail captive.
A mixed bag of responses by Neri to questions about sail decisions. Although you need to look around, there is plenty of substantive advice on choosing, rigging, and reefing your headsails.
Furlers and swivels are designed for modern light sails, keeping the weight and windage aloft at a minimum. The top swivel is designed to take the load off the halyard when the sail has been raised.
Four lines of manual, hydraulic and electric furling gear for headstays up to 70 meters.
A vendor of sailmaking supplies gives step-by-step instructions for adding a UV cover to your headsail.