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Use your clutch for your main and jib halyards, also for the reef line.
No real need to have a separate line for your reef tack on a 27 footer. Change it over to one line reefing and use a hook for the tack. Also, you can use a hook for the clew, only attach it when needed.
Topping lift? I'd get a boom kicker and get rid of it all together. The topping lift can be run to a cam cleat if you choose to keep it.
Cunni? No need for a winch, put a purchase on it, route it to the cockpit if you want, but it probably won't be adjusted very often.
I would like to keep the option for having the clew reefing line run to a winch. Downwind in a blow, it's nice to have the extra power and not have to hang out on the boom end to strap it down. Unless you're SOP is to turn into the wind to tuck one in. In racing we don't turn upwind, just keep going, drop halyard, make tack, blow sheet and vang, make halyard, clew, apply sheet, vang and outhaul.
Upwind is easier, just pinch up, and the boom drops in the cockpit when the halyard is eased.
Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"