Adjustable Toestraps – now ‘de rigeur’ …!!

Both the new Fifteens at the Dinghy Show were fitted with adjustable toestraps fore and aft.   Alan Bax has been a big fan for years of this idea, but it was interesting that both show boats went the same way.

This is how Phil Evans arranged it


And this was the arrangement in the Ovington fitted boat.

IMG_2729Note the different upward tensioner to lift the straps on each implementation, and also the use by Ovington’s of snatch blocks on the spinnaker sheets at the back of the cockpit on the World Champ boat.

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