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Algol
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@SeaHolly wrote:

What is the best combination of jammer, swivel mount and block to use for the centre main , without worrying about remortgaging the house?

Are there alternatives that will do the job?

Well, I bought one of these:

http://www.tridentuk.com/sailing/product-Harken_Little_Swivel_Base___150_Cam_Matic-HA205.html

and one of these:

http://www.tridentuk.com/sailing/product-57mm_Carbo_Ratchamatic-HA2625.html

Swivel jammers seem to be roughtly the same price no matter what make you get.

You could save on the ratchet block by getting something like this, but I think most people think the ratch block is the most important component

http://www.tridentuk.com/sailing/product-Auto_Ratchet_Block_52mm-JHHA4621_1.html