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Old 12-26-2012
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Cleating the Sheets...

I think I hve my traveler figured out/reconfigured to a useable state...

How should my traveler be run...?

Now I wonder about my Jib Sheet lines (jib sheets)... Hardware end, securing to deck top...

Last year (as purchased) I ran them to a moveable track, then back to fixed block... to winch and tied them off with a standard cleat hitch...



I was playing around with the idea of an open cam cleat to back up the stock cleat...Pull secure thru the cam and hang the line on the stock cleat...

I did however pick up some nice bulls eye swivel cams (in the correct size for the sheets) when I got some small ones for the traveler...



Would there be any advantage to removing the open cam and stock cleat shown above and just use the swivel cam for the sheet (off the winch) and then just hang the extra sheet/line off the cam between tacks...??

Disadvantage...? Just stay stock tie on cleat hitch...?[/
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