Are the runners synthetic or wire? I wouldn't go with a tackle, too much $$$ (about $300 or much more per runner??) and deck clutter IMO. If you do, get the highest rated you can, check product recalls, and avoid snap shackles. You can't get something that is TOO strong. 45' is going to have significant loads, so it may be worthwhile to talk to a professional rigger. Sail Safe!
Last edited by sailboy21; 01-30-2008 at 02:47 PM.