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Old 04-19-2012
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Re: Not Sure Wich Winch to use

Originally Posted by Faster View Post
Are you running your sheets direct from the sail to the winch? They are supposed to go to a block that sildes on the track on deck and then UP at at least a 5 deg angle onto the drum. The video still on the post above shows the sheet going down from the drum, into a block, the forward to the trim block and then up to the sail.

Otherwise 'overrides' will never go away.
You are right I was trying to go straight to the drum because coming off a snatch block on the toe rail it was getting stuck. I will try to use the track and see if it works better...
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