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Where does this go...?

Found it in the bowels of the boat...

I do remember taking it off the aft end of the boom, when I first got the boat, but didn't use it last season (couldn't find it)...

It either gives purchase to my outhaul (which is now 1:1 and not sure that's correct rigging) or... It adjusts my topping lift, where at present I have a 12" "jumper rope" from steel topping line to boom plate...??





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Re: Where does this go...?

Boom vang?

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Re: Where does this go...?

I think it was a boom-end topping lift/boom height adjustment.

Crappy line, lousy blocks.. probably not worth hanging on to.
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Re: Where does this go...?

It looks like a vang to me!..Dale

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Re: Where does this go...?

In the photo you have your main and your outhaul. If that was from the aft end of the boom you don't need it.

In case you are remembering wrong and it was from the front end of the boom - then it's a vang.

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Re: Where does this go...?

How big is it? Hard to tell from the floor but looks too small for a vang.

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Re: Where does this go...?

Too short and small for boom vang, maybe only 14" clip to clip...1/4" line

Line can be replaced, blocks cleaned up, but is there any advantage to an "adjustable" topping lift compared to say a "set length" system as I have currently...?

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Re: Where does this go...?

I have something similar, it tensions my removable inner fore stay, when it is held at the gunnel.

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Re: Where does this go...?

How about a cunningham?

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Re: Where does this go...?

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How about a cunningham?


Haddn't thought about that, but no hook at present and I'm 99% certain I took it off the aft end of boom...(not that it was in the correct position when I got there..?)

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