Re: Mainsheet on O-day 19
Originally Posted by Tayana42
Uncivilized, is there a concern about spreading the load on the boom when moving to mid boom sheeting on a mariner 19?
I don't know the boat
or it's rig, but the question that you posed sure did cross my mind. I'd say that in general booms on smaller boats are built proportionally stronger than on bigger boats. But without looking at this one firsthand it'd be tough to say. Though the risk of doing any damage to it is less if one attaches blocks for the sheet to a boom with webbing strops or line strops, vs. drilling through them & mounting bails. I can't see much reasons for bails any more, & would have some webbing strops sewn up as they spread load the best.
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