RE: getting the boom tail piece off
Gaastra makes some harness lines that just strap on, without having to take the tail piece off. I have adjustable outhauls on most of my sails, so switching out harness lines it a pain. I just cut off the old lines and attatch the new ones. Takes 5 minutes.
Formula 160; iSonic 111; HiFly Move 105; Tiga 263; '85 Mistral Superlight.
Maui Sails TR 11.0; 9.2; 8.4; 7.6; 6.6; Maui Sails Switch 6.0; 5.2; Maui Sails Global 4.5; 4.0.