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Old 07-22-2009
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I'm thinking of simple straight oak peices with blocks. Mounted to the mizzen gallows with jaws or lashing at the base. Supported by a line at the top. Angled 45 degrees. One line, run through blocks on the fwd and aft thwarts of the dinghy. About 2-1 advantage (less friction). Haul away til she's at the rail. Maybe incorporate the support lines too, so it comes inboard at the end.
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