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post #30 of Old 09-02-2010
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Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
Another way to get around buying a nother sheet is to make a pennant that attaches the mainsheet block to the boom. If you have a 1' pennant, you just reduced your mainsheet length by 5' (if you go with a 5:1). Really helps get the spaghetti out of the cockpit.
..and increases the chances of you getting sconned something serious during a quick tack.

You'd have to learn to not only duck when the boom came over, but dodge as well!

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