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post #4 of Old 05-21-2009
knothead
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Originally Posted by Omatako View Post
If you haul the mast forward on a halyard there is no need to do anything else. Use two halyards just in case one is bad and snaps (especially if you're deck-stepped).
Unless your rigging is very loose, the job will go easier if you slacken the backstay, mainsheet and vang before hardening up the halyards forward.
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