Originally Posted by mitiempo
Why not go to all rope halyards? There is no good reason for wire halyards on a 27' boat - they are a leftover from the days when wire stretched less than rope.
I'm in the same boat (heh) as the OP. If I were to switch to an all-rope halyard on my Cal 2-27, wouldn't I have to change the sheaves as well?
EDIT: Already been covered in other threads! (Short answer: probably.)