In-boom mainsail furling and reefing system that maintains good sail shape when reefed.
Halyard brake fitting for in-boom reefing. Goes on the mast in place of the usual halyard exit. It can be adjusted so that the sail comes down only as fast as it is pulled by the reefing system.
An overview of batten, traveler, vang, preventer, boom brake, reefing and furling systems
Tour of mainsail furling systems available.
Ways to improve mainsail handling, including in-mast and in-boom furling systems, friction reduction tracks, full battens, lazyjacks, and control lines led aft.