Re: curved boom.
- --- In email@example.com, William Bennie <urbanrocket@...> wrote:
If you are still interested, you might take a look at the web site
for "Shell Boats" in Vermont. Fred Shell uses a curved boom in many of
his designs. I built his Swifty 12 using the curved boom and I like
it. I do not seem to have the problems that some people describe and
it does provide a bit of clearance for the sail. On the other hand, I
am at all confident that the curved boom has any real advantages in
terms of performance.
> Thanks for all of the great information. At some point I may dabblewith a
> light wishbone (wishboom?) experiment. But for now my curiosity hasbeen
> satiated by some very practical considerations.