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blastfurnace

control line update on young rocket

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hi guys, we recently did an update on our control systems, we originally had everything leading onto the cabin top to sets of halyard locks.. but found when we blasting down hill, the forward hand had both hands on kite sheet and couldnt adjust anything like vang or the richie. so we installed a console into the cockpit floor. its out of an australian lightweight sharpie ( 19ft 3 man dinghy) the console is basically identical to an etchells console. weve actually found it really great! 5 control lines and swivelling main cleat . from pointy end to blunt end we have tack line, bowsprit pole, richie, vang and backstay. pics attached

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2 hours ago, Varan said:

What are the forward most two holes for? Oh yea, what's a richie?

I would guess the Ritchie Cunningham 

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On 11/13/2017 at 3:15 PM, Varan said:

What are the forward most two holes for? Oh yea, what's a richie?

the two forward holes were for a loveday loop system.. kind of like end boom sheeting but works from the mid boom... we are planning on utilising them for gimballed beer holders!!

yes!! a richie is richie cunningham!! my mainsheet hand calls it "smart-pig"... get it? yeah nah, we just frown at him.. and refuse to adjust until he calls it richie...

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3 hours ago, blastfurnace said:

the two forward holes were for a loveday loop system.. kind of like end boom sheeting but works from the mid boom... we are planning on utilising them for gimballed beer holders!!

yes!! a richie is richie cunningham!! my mainsheet hand calls it "smart-pig"... get it? yeah nah, we just frown at him.. and refuse to adjust until he calls it richie...

Got it, thanks. Richie downfucker.

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Nice update. You will never look back. 

Ive always thought of it as more a trickypig.

When things go wrong it will no doubt lead to much easier access to the Dutch painter...

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