This block is mounted on the aft end of the boom when using a 2 to 1 mainsheet, which is the standard rigging configuration for the new racing Flying Scots. When using a 3 to 1 mainsheet for more purchase it is mounted on the rudder while a fiddle block is mounted on the end of the boom. This configuration is the standard rigging for the new daysailing Flying Scots.
Low-friction Carbo Air blocks are lightweight, strong, reliable—and affordable. These small, compact blocks have very high working loads for safe, easy trimming.