Rigging for single handed sailing

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Baha
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Re: Rigging for single handed sailing

Post by Baha » Mon May 14, 2018 5:16 am

My PO had these installed, but they swivel and are attached to the side rails...makes them super handy! http://www.macgregorsailors.com/phpBB/v ... =9&t=24934

SENCMac26x
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Re: Rigging for single handed sailing

Post by SENCMac26x » Mon May 14, 2018 6:16 am

Bill EZ Cleats, one of the best things I've done to make sailing easier.

Now I don't have lines running through blocks back to the winches, plus it's a lot more direct an responsive to sheet in or let out my Genoa.
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dlandersson
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Re: Rigging for single handed sailing

Post by dlandersson » Tue May 15, 2018 2:48 am

Yup, that's what I've got 8)
Baha wrote:My PO had these installed, but they swivel and are attached to the side rails...makes them super handy! http://www.macgregorsailors.com/phpBB/v ... =9&t=24934

Baha
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Sailboat: MacGregor 26M
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Re: Rigging for single handed sailing

Post by Baha » Wed May 16, 2018 4:03 am

Best single thing to get if you do a lot if single-handing is an autopilot....just so much easier and more relaxing!

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