Re: 1 ) Raising a Micro mainmast and 2) Amherst Galley open space covers
- Ah! actually your system makes more sense now that you have said
that - don't worry, I'm just slow on the uptake.
Yes, I see what you are talking about and that does seem to be more
appropriate ; will have to put some thought into that.
--- In email@example.com, "Derek Waters" <dgw@...> wrote:
> Hi Greg
> I've heard the box section guide being described before, but I've
> pictures. Something of the sort could be made to work, I think,
> clutter up the forward well. Once the mast is more or less
> the heel into the step never gave me great trouble; rather it was
> clambering about while holding a [more or less] horizontal mast
> struggled with, hence the cantilever resting point I described. My
> roof fixture ended up being a carved block of white UHMW, which
> sliding the stick fore and aft.
> As to singlehanding, I basically singlehand ours, complete with
> halyards and lifts, and three sheets, but it's taken a while to get
> everything sorted out. Some of our earlier outings were [a] not
> and [b] horribly disorganised :)
> I'm always grateful for crew to step ashore with a line when
coming back to
> the ramp - operating the motor especially changing gear at the
> places me in an awkward position with poor forward vision. And the
> always stepped and unstepped on the trailer, nose into the wind :)