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E32-3 Tensioning and Rigging a Harken Mk1 Furler

In the process of replacing all the standing rigging on my boat, I had the wire forestay/jibstay replaced as well, with a new cable fitted into my Harken Mark 1 Furler. I have added some tension in my initial “dock-tune” and it seems to be working well enough.

Given that the furler both serves both a structural role (containing the turnbuckle with which one tensions the forestay) and a dynamic one (permitting use of the furled headsail), it seems worthwhile to understand and care for a...
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