Originally Posted by scottyt
it looks as thou the boat was set up for roll reefing on the main. if this is true and you dont use it you could put 2 or 3 bails thru the boom to attach the main sheet to. you might be able to get away with one but i would use 2 and put seperate pulleys on each in case one lets go and to spread the load out some. then you could do away with the swivel on the end of the boom
This is a "dutchman" main...no problem with the sail, mostly the main stay at the lower ring.
Sorry, I don't know the nomenclature for lots of these parts. I need to replace the outer piece that is bolted to the boom casting.....or maybe you're right, I need to replace the whole end piece.