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04-16-2004 10:24 AM
jbanta
End for end splice

Jeff

I use a cow hitch to attach my jib sheets. One continous line. It seems to be very strong. I have never seen any slippageand I have been in winds under jib alone exceading 40 knots. At least for me it is better than bowlines beacuse I don''t have a huge bundle of knots at the clew.
04-16-2004 07:47 AM
Jeff_H
End for end splice

Snap Shackles are generally discouraged as a means of attaching a jibsheet. Jib sheets tend to flog and catch on rigging parts. As a result snap shackles can really beat the living daylights out of the mast, are dangerous during foredeck work and can get hung up and come undone at less than perfectly desireable moments. Generally it is considered to be a better idea to tie the sheets on with a bowline.

Jeff
04-15-2004 05:37 PM
ke4tfh
End for end splice

Any thoughts from experienced riggers on using an end for end splice (in double braid) to mount a snap for a genny sheet? On the surface it would be a very smooth, low obstruction attachment. However I''m concerned about forces being concentrated in the "Y" formed on the leward end of the active sheet and / or forces concentrating on only one leg of the splice.

Thanks

 
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