Mid Boom Sheets

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  1. Asleep Helmsman
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    On a Cal 2-29 the boom is without a track on the bottom side. Is there an off-the-shelf bracket that can be used to hold sheet blocks to the boom?

    Thanks guys.
     
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    There is no need for mechanical fastenings for that application, just lash them on in the right place with dyneema/dynex. You may need to add a stopper of some sort to stop the lashing sliding forwards when you are eased sheets.
     
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    That would only work if the foot of the sail is fitted with slugs. I believe they had a bolt-rope.
     
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    A slit in the right place of foot tape on the sail would fix that issue.
     

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    I think it would still require something mechanical to keep the loops from slipping.
     
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