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BATTENS 101

How To Install Three Common Batten Types

North Sails expert Tom Pease of North Sails in Milwaukee shows us how to use the three most common types of batten closures: velcro stuff, lace in and wing tip.

To learn more about tensioning and installing battens for cruisers, see here.

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Tom Pease

Sail Expert — Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tom has been in the industry for nearly 40 years, starting in the 70’s in boat yards and at North Sails. He took a 10-year break from 1995 – 2005 to see what the ‘real world’ was all about. He...