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Re: Genoa Track cars and things

I run two blocks on a side also. The front is for downwind the back close hauled. I have "screw" type slides, that are a pain to move under any load. Hard to hit the hole lol. So the extra let's me unload one to adjust the other. I'm single or shorthanded most of the time and this way is easier instead of tacking.
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Re: Genoa Track cars and things

These guys have got it all just about covered...as expected.
The only thing that I can think of missing from the conversation is the ability (usually for racers) to lead a second pair of sheets, with car positions pre-adjusted, in the case of a pending sail change.

If you want to reduce sail size while racing, AND have a twin headsail track and 2 genoa halyards, you can run the sheets for the smaller headsail and have them tied off to the clew without interfering with the headsail that is already up and working.

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