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Single Line Slab Reefing - In Boom
I am the new owner of a C&C 44. The previous owner does not appear to have used any kind of mainsail reefing system
According to the deck layout in the owners manual the boat seems to have a single line system for each of the upper and lower reefs. One to the port side coachroof, the other to starboard. The boom has many internal blocks.
I am aware of the limitations of the single line system wrt friction and independent control of tack and clew and view the single line system as a compromise but would like to at least try the single line system.
Can anyone help with the routing of the lines with this in boom system.
I will likely go to a 2 line system in the future but would at least like to try the one line system as in theory I have all the h/w available.