Dropping and furling the mainsail
I am a new Scot sailor with a new Scot--strictly daysail, 95% single handed. Don't laugh, I always have a small outboard on the transom and a roller furling jib. Harry Carpenter set very nice Harken jib cleats, with rollers, further aft for me and I am using mid-boom sheeting. All that is working to perfection, but dropping the main and furling it on the boom by myself is still a bit clumsy. Does anyone have any advice or experience using a boomkicker, something like lazyjacks, maybe even slugs on the mainsail. With the boat in a slip all year, these are the only "improvements" I can think of to help keep an old daysailor sailing.
This is my first post since getting the Scot a couple of months ago and I need to express my appreciation for the comments I received on the old forum, especially from Greg, as I was trying to decide on a Scot. The boat is superb, the skipper is slowly improving.
Lake Norman, NC