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Re: Mast rake-vertical leech

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  • Kevin
    Thanks for the info. How do you attatch your stays to the mast? I assume you must have something that clamps over the mast and sail after it is rigged on the
    Message 1 of 47 , Mar 1, 2005
      Thanks for the info. How do you attatch your stays to the mast? I
      assume you must have something that clamps over the mast and sail
      after it is rigged on the mast.

      Kevin
      --- In IceBoating@yahoogroups.com, Iceboat2000@c... wrote:
      > my stays attach about where "twist / spillage" appear, I have
      broken masts w/
      > either excesive rake ( high tension on forward stay, shroud, guy
      wire) or
      > w/out sufficient play/movement, I also stiffen w/ ash/pine dowels
      inside an old
      > broken aluminum mast, the stays do most of the work, sail shape is
      key, the
      > flatter the better.
      >
      >
      > ICE IS NEVER SAFE
    • Iceboat2000@cs.com
      yes but I m not savvy enough to e-mail photos, it s a 3 tall steel collar w/ screw links welded to it
      Message 47 of 47 , Mar 4, 2005
        yes but I'm not savvy enough to e-mail photos, it's a 3" tall steel collar
        w/ screw links welded to it
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