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I had jam cleats on my C&C 35 and loved them. I had self-tailing winches, but, when sailing singlehanded, usually used the jam cleats instead of the self-tailers. They were quicker and more efficient.
 

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I would discourage the use of turning blocks or clutches on the jib sheets. Both add friction to the jibsheet when you release it under load, and they snag hockles, preventing the line from running free. I crewed on a boat recently with turning blocks aft of the winches, and the jib sheets were stopped by hockles repeatedly. The turning block pictured on the Catalina 36 is only used because, without it, the jib sheet would rub against the gunwale and the dodger frame. As long as the sheet can run straight from the genoa car to the winch without rubbing anything, there's no reason to use turning blocks.
 
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