Re: Black Skimmer experience
> The most important modification I made, which gave me much moreconfidence
> in heavy weather, was a pair of davits (?) and multipart tackles toraise
> the leeboards...I think "crane" is the word, rather than "davit", but would be
interested in the opinions of others on the matter.
The lifting of leeboards is one of the areas where PCB often either
skimps on the mechanical advantage or leaves the detail off the
drawing, or both. The Cynthia J. plans don't show any method at all,
as I recall.