Boom vang suggestions

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Boom vang suggestions

Postby catalacmarc » Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:41 pm

Friends, my '91 Capella appears to have been rigged with preventers and I am changing over to a vang at the mast. Can the turning blocks on the cabin roof be used to run the vang line to the cockpit? Loads on a vang can be high. Using a Dyneema webbing strap around the base of the mast in leiu of drilling more holes in the mast to mount it. And, yes the angle is shallower than optimal.
Thanks, Marc

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