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The Rigging Puzzle: Whether Helm … or not

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This week you have two chances to win our Puzzle drawing. First way:

Name at least two running rig components that, in normal use, can have a distinct effect on helm balance (inducing or reducing weather helm).

Second way: name at least one running rig component that, in normal use, can not have a distinct effect on helm balance.

List as many answers as you like, with as much explanation as you like. Incorrect answers will not be counted against you. Correct entries in either category will be eligible for a random drawing for a Fabulous Prize. Send your answers to We will draw the winners at noon Pacific time, February 5th. Winners will be announced February 7th.

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