Originally Posted by brak
i have a stuck halyard though this is because it was not routed properly from the start. its a spare so I am leaving it be for a while. However once these things get fouled - it is pretty hard to get them properly routed without taking the mast down. We removed the fouled halyard completely and tried numerous times to drop it (or messenger line) from the top of the mast down. Every time it took a route that made it jam. It's a gamble really.
I have no choice but to address it now -- the stick *may* need to come down unless I don't decide I don't need a mainsail. What a friggin' mess...