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South Coast Sailboats

Preventer lines & Preventer line pulleys


I added preventer lines that ran from the end of the tail end of the boom (on both sides) to pulleys located up by the bow, and then back to the cotpit. This will stop the main from swinging from side to side when running with the wind (wing on wing, or when flying the spinnaker). This is fundamental and functional for long down wind sailing, but I find that I don't often rig for this type of usage (this has to do more with where I sail, as opposed to how I sail). (An good recommendation for sailing in open waters)

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