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Old 24th May 2012, 12:11 AM   #2
Ian Fox
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Hi Jamie,

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
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