This system uses 40 mm T2™ and Carbo blocks on the boom and the traveler car. A clip/snap hook on the mainsheet bitter end makes it easy to switch from a 2:1 to a 3:1 purchase. The load-sensing 57 mm Carbo Ratchamatic® provides 10:1 holding power during ratchet engagement. The unloaded mainsheet releases instantly during mark roundings and jibes.
The Micro track and loop car with a 40 mm T2™ block make this the lightest and smoothest-running traveler system on the water. A traveler limiter line runs from the car through an eyestrap on the center of the aft rail, continuing through an angled Micro Cam with wire fairlead, to a 29 mm Carbo stand-up block. This ensures that when the line is pulled from behind the block it always runs through the cleat.
The vang is made up of 29 mm Carbo and T2™ blocks in an 8:1 cascade. Vang control lines lead to turning blocks and cleat to 150 Cam-Matics® on each rail. IC booms often break where the vang bail bolts through the boom. To solve this problem, tie a 29 mm T2™ block around the boom with Spectra® line. This keeps your boom intact and provides you with a strong, lightweight vang system.
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