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post #3 of Old 02-18-2013
knuterikt
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Re: is this a boom vang?

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Originally Posted by alechich View Post
this was left on the boat i bought last winter (1971 pearson 30).

never saw anything like it.

anybody know what it is?
It's an antiquity

These types of contraptions are used with a roller reefing boom - the old type where you furl the sail on the outside of the boom.

Pic of one in use
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