Jib blocks

Old fashioned Schaefers


FWIW, West Coast Sailing has the old APS reference photos on smugmug.

I think most people these days would prefer ball bearing blocks. Just about any 50mm one would be fine. Here's a Lewmar for only $24 that would be a nice block for the purpose: Lewmar 50mm at Defender. Their description is not correct though. It's for the 'HTX' block, rather than the 'Synchro' block. Synchro has composite cheeks. The other has aluminum cheeks. Still enough working capacity for a J/24 jib, but I think smaller than you'd want for a genoa.
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