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I'll second Jeff's recommendation for a higher powered tackle on that vang.. a doubled 6:1 will be easier to use/adjust under all conditions.
Just remember that if you're "vang sheeting" in a breeze one day, don't forget to ease the vang before rounding and easing the main out - the loads can be tremendous and you could break something...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)