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19081Re: Balanced Lug Sail Question

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  • brent_wm
    Apr 2, 2009
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      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "windgypsy34" <djchase@...> wrote:
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      > As our Mikesboat nears completion, I'd appreciate any comments or
      >suggestions regarding handling the balanced lug main. I'm especially
      > concerned about the yard flailing around as the sail is hoisted and
      >lowered. . .

      You should have parrels on both the yard and the boom. As long as those are looped around the mast the sail has no options but up and down. Forget to fasten one of them and it can get exciting.
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