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post #2 of Old 08-09-2011
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Reefing at the goose neck is the simplest system and involves less friction than other methods. Do you have a winch at the mast?

You should have leech reefing lines that run the length of your boom and exit at the boom end. A mast mounted winch can be used to harden the leech reefing lines. The two u-shaped fitting are ram's horns to which you attach your tack when reefing.

Any cunningham controls would likely be attached to the mast tabernacle. It is usually a system of blocks with a hook for the cunningham cringle.

Pictures here http://www.zsparsuk.com/slaboom.htm

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