The Santana features a double-ended backstay that leads forward within reach of the skipper or trimmer. A 304 Wire Block and 29 mm Carbo Blocks make up the 6:1 cascade system. Two 29 mm Stand-Up Blocks turn the line forward to deck-mounted 150 Cam-Matic® Cleats.
External Jib halyard
The jib halyard exits the mast and runs through a pair of 29 mm Carbo® T2™ Blocks tied end-to-end. It turns up the mast to a 29 mm Cheek Block, down to a 29 mm Stand-Up Block near the mast partners, and aft to a Cam-Matic® Cleat with Extreme Angle Fairlead. A cascade of 29 mm T2 Blocks provides fine-tune adjustments to halyard tension.
A set of lower shrouds run on 22 mm Small Boat Traveler Cars on 1 m track. Downwind, cars are led forward to unload the middle of the mast and move the tip forward. Upwind, cars are pulled aft using a 2:1 system of 29 mm T2 Blocks and Micro Extreme Angle Cleats/Fairleads to control middle mast bend.
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