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Old 10-06-2011
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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Very nice bubble! I need to check in on your work list over at SA...but how is your upgrading/repairing going?
Money is my only limit. I want to set the boat up for racing, but I've decided to be a little unconventional about it.

The mainstream line of thinking is to run all lines aft, and to clutter up the deck and cabin top with winches, organizers, clutch banks and pulleys until you have the "pit" position at the companionway.

I have decided that I'm going to follow the example of a successful J35 that I've raced on, that has built the "pit" position at the base of the mast. I'll be adding a pair of smaller, secondary winches just aft of the primary winches, on the cockpit coaming for spinnaker trimming. The spinsheets will be crosssheeted over the cabin top, and the angle to the winch will be favorable.
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