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Originally Posted by deniseO30 View Post
WOW! I like that!



but my traveler is down in front of the companion way
If you changed the block on the traveler car to a triple block with becket and cam cleat, like the one shown in the following image, you could use it and have a 6:1 mainsheet on your boat.



You obviously wouldn't need the three blocks by the mast...

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