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Cape 31 Boat Tour

by Allen 21 Mar 08:07 PDT
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Cape 31 Boat Tour

The Cape 31 is a high-performance racing yacht designed by Mark Mills, a renowned naval architect. Its a modern, lightweight, and agile yacht specifically designed for competitive sailing.

In the last few years, the fleet has exploded around the world and as such sailors have been looking at ways to gain an advantage over their competitors. So, we have worked with many of the class-leading boat riggers to upgrade the hardware systems from that which comes as standard on the boats.

Here you will find an extensive guide to the fittings upgrade pack onboard the UK circuit-winning boat Shotgunn. As is typical with a boat of this type, things are always changing. And so this list will continue to evolve as we develop new products or streamline those already in use.

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Runners

6 x A9060 60mm High Roller Block. Four are attached to the hull via a continuous loop shackle. The other two are attached to the standing rigging via a Tii-shackle.

2 x A..87-35 35mm High Load Thimble. Used on the end of the control line to make attachment to the standing rigging easier via a Tii-shackle.

4 x New Tii-Bones (coming soon). Alternatively, you can use the traditional dog bone  A8610.

Allen High Roller runner block on cape 31

Mainsheet

3 x 60mm Double Tii-on (coming soon). Attach one to the mainsheet car via a long Dyneema strop. This reduces the amount of heavy mainsheet required in the system.

1 x A2060Tii 60mm Single Tii-on. Attached via Tii-shackle to the rear of the boom.

1 x A5266ASS Self-aligning mainsheet jammer. Fixed in the centre of the cockpit and uses existing holes so no need to drill anything.
 

Mainsheet Fine Tune

3 x A2030HL High Load 30mm Block. Attached to lacing eyes in the middle of the boat. Add the A4033 spring to stop the blocks from flopping around. The high load sheave reduces friction in the system and allows the mainsheet fine tune to run really smoothly.

1 x A20402 40mm Double Dynamic Block. Attached to one end of the mainsheet primary to create the purchase for the fine-tune system.

2 x A..77-497 Small Aluminium Ball Bearing Cam Cleat with Mega Pro-Lead. Fixed to the deck using the existing holes.

2 x A2030Tii 30mm Tii-on Dynamic Single. Attached to the side of the cockpit.
 

Mainsheet Traveller

4 x A20401C 40mm Cheek Block. Attached to the deck via the same fixing holes. Two at the rear near the track and two in the centre of the cockpit.

2 x A..77-497 Small Aluminium Ball Bearing Cam Cleat with Mega Pro-Lead. Fixed to the deck using the existing holes.

4 x A2030Tii 30mm Tii-on Dynamic Single. These replace the double blocks attached to the traveller car. It allows the car to get right to the end of the track, meaning you can sheet higher. The blocks also articulate with the line more nicely which reduces friction.

2 x A2030Tii 30mm Tii-on Dynamic Single. Attached to the side of the cockpit.

Allen Cape 31 Mainsheet Block
Self Aligning Mainsheet Jammer
Self Aligning Mainsheet Jammer
£251.92
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40mm Single Cheek
40mm Single Cheek
£39.29
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Ball Bearing Cam Cleat With Mega Pro Lead - Small
Ball Bearing Cam Cleat With Mega Pro Lead - Small
£54.79
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