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I refer cams to clutches for the traveler. I trim the main on the race boat and I can't imagine using clutches for that situation. For cruising sure but cams are much quicker.

If you need to dump in a puff the cams really serve their purpose..
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Cam Cleats

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Check out the Harken ones on e-bay. They are always there with a significant discount. In my opinion they are the best.

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Cam cleats are the way to go. Quick easy adjustment. I can only see using a line clutch for halyards or at least thats the only thing I have ever used em for. Cams would be cheaper than clutches too.

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Cams on my boat, can't imagine I'd be pleased with anything else...MGM
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