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Old 25-05-2011, 22:04   #16
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Re: Main Halyard 2:1 or Single

You only want a 2:1 main halyard because:

(a) your crew/winch combo lacks the grunt to handle the load of hoisting,
(b) the halyard is held in a clutch and it is slipping

The whole 2 or 3:1 thing is really only important for racing which is where it began.
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