Rutgerson Solves Known Issues with Reefing of Sails

A gentle way of reefing sails for both the sail and the reefing line is difficult to achieve in an efficient way with the existing solutions on the market. Swedish boat fitting manufacturer Rutgerson Marin has taken on the challenge and has invented a product that solves the problem.

Sailmakers around the world have different solutions for making reef points on their sails; some just pull the reefing line through a Super Ring directly onto the sail, others web low friction rings and others web blocks onto the sail. The problems with these solutions are either that the angle becomes . . .

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