The full batten jib is much larger than one you can furl, but in higher winds you don't need that much sail. Certainly is easier on the beach when you can roll it up. As far as the boat bouncing around on the beach, don't forget to release your downhaul. That takes care of most of the bouncing, but doesn't help the jib from flapping all over the place. I think the furling jib is a good choice, but keep the original for lighter days! Way more power down wind.
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