|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||114/106 ; 114/107|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 1|
A roller reefing system for reefing any sail (e.g. main, mizzen, staysail, jib or genoa) of a sailboat is disclosed which includes an elongated insert element operatively connected to the luff or leading edge of the sail, and having a predetermined continuously contoured configuration or variable cross-section along its length, to accommodate sail fullness during furling and unfurling operations.
Roller sail reefing apparatus adapted to be mounted in a luff rope groove of a multi grooved roller furling stay comprising a one piece elongated insert element having an elongated rib formed thereon adapted to be received in the luff rope groove of a grooved roller furling stay and a section secured to said rib having a semi-circular shape in cross-section which, in opertion, varies the effective cross-section of the furling stay along its length when the sail is furled, said section extending beyond the periphery of the stay in which the insert is moun...