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Tornado Sports Line Lengths

Written by Paul Raymond. Posted in Tornado Sports Tuning Guide

Tornado Sports Line Lengths

The following information has been provided by Brett Burvill from Windrush Yachts. Please note that these line lengths are sugestions only and are those used by Brett, so before you make your own using these measurements double check your own boats configuration as these dimensions may not suit your boat. If you have your own measurements that are not listed here please submit to webmaster and I will be happy to add them to this tuning guide.

Spinnaker tack line - 7.4 m. Strip 4m + 4.7m of 4mmshock cord attached in end for retriever/halvard tensioning.
Spinnaker pole bridle wires - bearing point of shackle at bow to inside of big loop out flat.
Spinnaker pole side lines - ends of bridle to near side of pole - L1-40mm (allow length to go around pole)
Spinnaker halyard - overall length- 21.5m. Strip for top 6.8m , cleat is at 7.5m and add vb cord inside for cleat (2m) To make: cut 15m of 5mm Dinghy control and slide the casing up , and add vb cord 2m, pull the core out about 20cm from the far end then slide casing over untiljust before VB cord, then taper end and tuck in above VB cord.
Spinnaker sheet - 14.5m
Jib sheet - 8.3m
Jib halyard (1.7mm)- 14.8m
Main Cunningham -
Cunningham shockcord (4mm) -
Main halyard -
Main Outhaul - 1.5m
Mainsheet (8mm section) - 11.2m (3.2 can be tapered if desired).
Mainsheet - (3mm section) - 3.3m
Main beam traveller line - 1.5m ( includes split tail)
Tramp side lashings - 2.5mm ocean 3000 - 5.2m (allowing a short tail- approx 50mm hull side to tramp when lashed tight.
Trap shock cord in front beam - 8m
Skipper shockcord - 3.8m .
Trap lines - Crew - 6.63m Skipper - 6.55m (changed both to 6.68 Aug 2011)
Trapeze dropper lines - 0.55m to the Heart and 1.0m for the adiusting part.
Mast rotation - 4.7m.