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Old 05-25-2011
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The setup you're describing sounds awkward to use. Here's a link to a site that seems to have some useful info on these boats, incl a mainsheet modification that makes sense:

Stuart Marine Corp. - Mid-boom Sheeting - rhodes 19 cb mid boom sheeting.jpg

Perhaps this will be helpful.
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