The 12:1 vang is double-ended to both sidetanks and is within easy reach of both skipper and crew. Micro cams with Flairleads and 29 mm Carbo® blocks make up this easy to adjust cascade system.
Whitecap Composites wanted the strongest, lightest hardware possible on the new Comet, so they chose 40 mm T2 Loop blocks fitted on Harken spring-loaded pinstop cars for their jib leads. The sheet runs from the clew through T2 40 mm ratchets, outboard to 150 mm cam cleats that are angled perfectly for the crew to adjust at full hike.
The Comet's shrouds are mounted on Harken Small Boat traveler cars. When sailing downwind, the shrouds are let forward to get the boom out as far as possible and to let the mast rake forward.
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