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Re: [AtkinBoats] Raising Sails

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  • John Almberg
    ... Sorry... I meant gaff jaws, of course. Is spring coming soon? I m starting to forget this stuff, it s been so long :-)
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 6, 2011
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      John Almberg wrote:
       

      >  In my experience, letting the gaff get angled to the mast when raising or lowering is far more of a problem, solved by handing both the throat and peak halyards together after getting the gaff perpendicular to the mast.

      I find it helps to keep the gaff peaked up a just bit while raising and lowering. I guess it probably depends on the gaff throat, though.

      Sorry... I meant gaff jaws, of course. Is spring coming soon? I'm starting to forget this stuff, it's been so long :-)



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