How do I run My Mainsheet to BOTH sides of the cockpit? - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 05-26-2012 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
NewportNewbie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Newport Beach
Posts: 529
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 5
 
How do I run My Mainsheet to BOTH sides of the cockpit?

OK..I have a few threads knd of related to tho question. so I want to see if maybe I am not being clear or not asking properly...So I want to reroute my mainsheet.Currently its above the companionway. If I close the companionway door, I cannot operate the mainsheet. I plan on installing a gauge pod over the companionway, so I want that area clear of all lines. If I just reroute it to one side, my fear is that it will not work well if I am singlehanded and on the other side of the cockpit. Maybe that will be a non issue depending on how I route it...maybe reroute and just make it slightly off center? If I wanted it on both sides...whats the easiest way? I do not want to have to use a winch. I want the same operation, just from the sides...has anyone done this on their boat??

S/V Cuajota - 1975 WD Schock Santana 30

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
NewportNewbie is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 05-27-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Long Island
Posts: 2,136
Thanks: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Re: How do I run My Mainsheet to BOTH sides of the cockpit?

Mine has a double block under the boom, another on the cabintop. No winches. You can double end your mainsheet, with a cleat on each side deck. Two separate blocks (or a double) on the boom, three singles on the cabintop. One midships, a turning block either side. Google "Double Ended Mainsheet" for ideas and diagrams. The ends of the sheet each become the working end, the other being made fast.
WanderingStar is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best way to switch sides davidpm Seamanship & Navigation 10 11-09-2011 11:59 AM
Supreme Court Sides With Tiverton YC SOUNDBOUNDER General Discussion (sailing related) 4 04-02-2011 08:56 PM
Scary situation for both sides rikhall General Discussion (sailing related) 139 12-08-2010 03:56 PM
PSC 27: Re-routing the mainsheet forward and then to the cockpit BReach Pacific Seacraft 2 11-11-2010 08:45 PM
Varnish on both sides? geary126 Gear & Maintenance 2 07-09-2007 03:39 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome