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The rigging plan of my Soleil Royal (1669) has blocks on the shrouds used as fairleads for some of the upper rigging.  I am not sure if this is a correct usage for this time period.  My thought is that there should be wooden fairleads seized to the shrouds.  Does anyone have some information regarding which is more correct for the late 17th century?



Laissez le bon temps rouler ! 



Current Build:  Le Soleil Royal

Completed Build Amerigo Vespucci

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