26790Re: Junk Rigged Birdwatcher
- Feb 28, 2003I thought the junk was offered as being handy under sail. But you're
right, I haven't sailed with one myself. In any event, it occurs to
me that one might be able to borrow the solution PCB used on "Camper"
(the 18-foot Birdwatcher-style skiff). Camper has a gaff rig with a
tabernacle, and it's designed so that one can fold the whole thing up
very quickly. Perhaps a "chinese gaff" (as opposed to a more
conventional chinese lug) could be similarly arranged?
With Birdwatcher, on the other hand, you need to unstep the mast and
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Ryan <david@c...> wrote:
> Certainly the junk rig wouldn't be a quick/simple to build as the
sprit, but I'd reserve judgement on how easily it's reefed/struck
until I was the one doing it. Hasn't PCB been offering junk-rig
variants for their handiness?
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