Chafe: Commonly called "Millionaires Tape," Teflon chafe tape is a great product—it's light, slippery, and tough. Luckily, in the past few years the price has dropped enough for everybody to have a roll on hand. Cover spreader ends so genoas and spinnakers will slide right on by. Look at fittings and fasteners on the front of the mast. Jibs and genoas beat across the front of the mast on every tack, and it's not hard to rip the leech of sail. If you can't cover the item with chafe tape, file, sand, or remove it.