View Full Version : Severne Reflex II Batten broken
19th May 2012, 11:34 AM
Hey guys, (and girls!)
Last september at UK's NWF someone at the night party managed to stand on my Reflex and the 2nd to top batten has been snapped :mad: . I was wondering if I could either swap any old batten that fits (from an old NP or Gaastra sail), out with the broken one, or will I have to buy a new one from Severne?
Cheers, Jamie. :)
23rd May 2012, 11:11 PM
No idea how anyone would be partying so hard @ night during NWF ;)
(well I guess once you've been there - or seen the videos - it gets a bit more logical ??)
Anyway....a "similar" batten will be more functional than no batten or a broken one.
And sailing with a marginal one better than not sailing... ;)
While there's no requirement to replace the batten with a genuine one, the Reflex's are a pretty dialled in sail, built to highest performance with very tight tolerances. Keeping the sail as close to original in terms of shape/twist etc is obviously preferable... Severne does support the order/supply of spare parts for all the race sails as a service item, so the original item could/can be obtained thru the Severne Dealer network if required/desired etc.
Cheers ~ Ian
24th May 2012, 08:10 AM
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