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The Rig / Jib tensioner and furler
August 05, 2021, 11:04:54 PM
I've just bought Constance and spent the last month working on getting back in the water.  Nearly there, but having problems with the jib - the way it's set up (see picture) just doesn't look right. The stress put on the furler distorts it so that the cable guide rubs against the drum and makes it hard to turn, and the pair of blocks mean there's insufficient room to pull it tight enough.  Does anyone advice or maybe a picture of what this assembly should look like?