Re: Is a Vang Really Useful on a mid to Large Boat?
With respect, Christian, with the possible exception of the big multis and winged sails, I think any standard rigged boat will benefit from a vang. Hell, I even put a fixed strop vang on my then-6-yr-old son's little sailing dinghy...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)