Sails, Rigging & Deck Gear

1. The main sheet tackle runs true with becket swivel locked. 2. A twist-tie locks the swivel. 3. Multi-purchase blocks like these on the dinghy davits love to get twisted.

Undoing Mainsheet Twist

What kind of line do you use in your davit tackle? My lines keep twisting, chafing, and jamming. The ropes run crooked in the blocks no matter how often I restring them,” asks Sailor One.

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