Rigging a Proper Preventer–Part 2

Chapter 19 of 21 in the Online Book Sail Handling Made Easy


In Part 1 I wrote about why rigging a proper end boom preventer is vital when sailing off the wind. In this post I’m going to share some ways we have made the process of rigging a preventer easier on Morgan’s Cloud. Information that will help you set up your boat so that you can, like us, always have a proper preventer rigged when the boom is far enough out to make it possible.

So let’s dig in and look at the two parts of our system, which I have named the boom line and deck line.

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