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I''m planning to run the main and jib halyard aft, as well as the topping lift. Besides that, I will leave a couple of open spots on the deck organizers and clutches for a two-line reefing system. Anything else I might be forgetting?
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Anything else I might be forgetting? :
Vang, outhaul, cunningham, spin halyard, pole lift and foreguy.

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Hmmm ... don''t have a Cunningham, never fly the Spinnaker. I''m trying to keep it to a bare minimum for complexity/cost: do you think you really need all this in the cockpit?
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When the seas,weather gets nasty and you''re shorthanded or singlehanding you will be glad all the controls are in the cockpit and a winch is close to controls.
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I did the same thing over the winter - you won''t regret it! I''m going to add a cheek block at the bow for a preventer on the boom. Nothing worse than the boom swinging 180 degrees while flying wing-on-wing!
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If your headsail is on a furling system, it may not make a lot of sense running it back to the cockpit.
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Even if you don''t have the extra controls, the outhaul is a line that you should adjust regularily, so it would be a plus to have it aft, and the same with the boomvang.

I''m surprised that you include the boom topping lift - if you adjust it once when the main is trimmed tight you should be able to forget it for the season ...
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