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Cal 20 Rigging Guide

Bow Tang:
The bow tang transmits the headstay loads directly into the hull. The headstay is usually attached to the deck plate, which puts the headstay loading into the deck. This is usually not a problem, but as the boats age and are sailed hard, this can develop into a weakness.

Base of Mast: All the gear at the base of the mast is laid out very carefully so that all the lines lead fair at all times. The 5 to 1 jib halyard adjuster is on the port side of the mast. The 4 to 1 Cunningham downhaul is at the back of the mast, above the vang.