SailNet Community - View Single Post - Cleating the Sheets...
View Single Post
Old 12-26-2012
sailingfool sailingfool is offline
ASA and PSIA Instructor
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,533
Thanks: 7
Thanked 21 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 16
sailingfool will become famous soon enough
Re: Cleating the Sheets...

My advice would be to stick with the open camcleat as the bullsyeye becomes just another opportunity for a knockle to hang you up half way through a tack. Because you are running the jib sheet from the winch, the swivel, bullseye and strap don't add any value to an open camcleat, unlike their usefullness when you are adjusting a traveller line from across the cockpit.
__________________ several regards...
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook