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It occurs to me this probably has a lot to do with the location of secondary winches.
Definitely. I think mine might be in a somewhat old-fashioned location, aft of the primaries, in comparison with race boats I've crewed on, which used winches on the cabintop for sheeting the spinnaker.
s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27