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post #4 of Old 03-26-2009
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I also like the cam cleats for this application. I have my traveler sheets on a continuous loop so that as the high side gets shorter the line gets re-used on the low side. I have routed the lines so that the cam cleats are next to one another on the port side and either can be wrapped on a small cabin top winch if needed. With the continuous loop and cam cleats I can hike or ease the traveler from the helm; which allows me to trim from a broad reach to close hauled without grinding the mainsheet if needed.
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