Re: Mast rake & weather helm
- A length of bungee across the stern and a shop made thumb cleat on the tiller is a handy device. Easy on and off and instant override.
--- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "prairiedog2332" <nelsarv@...> wrote:
> It should be possible to trim the mizzen so that the tiller doesn't have
> to be used at all to hold course going into a fairly steady wind ahead
> of the beam. Like in this video.
> Ross is using what is called a tiller comb I believe. But I have seen a
> line with a fair bit of friction used as well on a Long Micro. The
> line is looped around the tiller with each end attached to the side of
> the cockpit. Tight enough to secure the tiller in position but allows it
> to be fine tuned by hand if wanting to adjust it. You can also purchase
> a clamp device to do the same thing or make your own.