Re: how to rig this traveler.
Thanks for the follow-up... one comment... I'd probably make that loop a fair bit longer, so that adjustments can be made in fewer short pulls... you would still avoid loose ends. Perhaps down to the sole and back as a minimum, but ideally you should be able to adjust the traveller while sitting to windward.. ie tiller in one hand and sheet or traveller line in the other.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"