This design breakthrough lets you fine-tune outhaul and cunningham controls while hiking. Lines cleat and release at angles as great as 90 degrees. It features a stainless steel bail for a bulletproof turning point.
The 4:1 mainsheet system runs on a rope bridle traveler. A 57 mm Carbo Ratchamatic® on a swivel base allows the sheet to follow the trimmer as he moves from side-to-side. On windy days, the Ratchamatic allows the sheet to run out instantly while tacking, ensuring the boat will not round up.
The vang is used upwind in a breeze to flatten the sail and maintain leach tension. As the breeze builds, the increase in vang tension allows the skipper to play the main. The vang lever is trimmed with a 2:1 block and tackle system led out to the skiff's wings.
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