I am in the midst of setting up the topsail gear on my cutter, and have been researching as much as I can about specific setups (beyond the cursory treatment in Hand, Reef and Steer and the like). There have been many great discussion on this forum involving you, Ed Burnett, ACB, Andrew Craig-Bennet and the like, from which I have leaned much... but...
Thanks to the demise of imagestation all of the great pictures posted, especially by you, have been lost. Would you be able to find the time to post images of Waione's setup and the diagrams of the Carr/Curlew topsail rigging? Anything would be much appreciated.
Anyone else with supporting images are also incouraged to share ... maybe also the image detailing the downhaul/leader tensioner that Ed Burnett has mentioned?
-Eric "I want to go faster" Bott