Crew Console

Bat-Wing Console

crew_console_1Note stand-up blocks on jib tracks. With bat-wing console, each jib cleat lines up with direction of pull. Small capstan winch is useful for turning jib sheet to leeward side in light air or to hand-hold the jib in heavy air.

Straight Crew Console

crew_console_2With a straight crew console, neither jib cleat will line up perfectly with the direction of pull.