Originally Posted by eherlihy
I would accept that explanation, except that as I look at the line wrapped around the winch, the load seems to be above the winch, not below it.
(perhaps a Cunningham?)
Just guessing but maybe.... the winch mounts to side of mast where there is a wide mounting surface; the line runs through a turning block on the centerline so that there is a straight lift. It would be great if the Op could enlighten us.
Sorry for the tread drift also .