Re: [SJ-24] "Winchers"
- I put them on my boat this year and they are pretty good. They really are not self tailing, however if I put 4 winds around the winch they do hold the line without using the cleat. In windy conditions, or with the genoa, I wrap the line in the grove on top for extra holding power.
Either way I have not used the cleats at all this year. Makes it easier to tack especially when I'm single handed.
"Knot Racing" #841
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> From: "pjacobs55" <prjacobs@...>
> Date: 2004/08/31 Tue PM 11:03:52 CDT
> To: SJfirstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [SJ-24] "Winchers"
- I did on my last boat and just bought two for the jib sheeet winches on my
San Juan. They worked great for me as a casual sailor. Some of the guys on the
site who are avid racers may have another opinion, but I like them.
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