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Re: [bolger] Rigging for a steadying sale

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  • Sam Glasscock
    Wow--great idea--a double duty sail! Thanks for all the feedback. Boom jaws, Bolger gooseneck, etc., what a resource this group is. Sam ...
    Message 1 of 18 , Jan 23, 2007
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      Wow--great idea--a double duty sail! Thanks for all
      the feedback. Boom jaws, Bolger gooseneck, etc., what
      a resource this group is. Sam
      --- Clyde Wisner <clydewis@...> wrote:

      > Seems to me that a 59sqft Junebug sail would be a
      > place to start. Could
      > be sheeted pretty flat with a sprit and a sheet to
      > the stern. If you
      > don't have enough mast, fold the top of the sail
      > down and tie. Clyde
      >
      > Sam Glasscock wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > I hope one of you sailing Bolgerites can help me
      > out.
      > > I have never sailed anything bigger than a
      > flatiron
      > > skiff. I now have a 31' Monterey Clipper motorboat
      > > with a 20' spruce mast forward of the deckhouse.
      > The
      > > boat came with a get-home and auxiliary Genoa. No
      > > boom or gooseneck fitting came with the mast,
      > although
      > > in the past it looks like one was fitted. I am
      > > building a June Bug (note--Bolger content)which
      > will
      > > ride on the housetop, which will leave fourteen or
      > > fifteen use able feet of the mast over the deck
      > house.
      > > I want to rig a boom to handle a steadying sail
      > and
      > > for dinghy launching. I want to do it on the
      > cheap.
      > > If I can find a flat-cut sail that I can cut down
      > for
      > > the sail, I will. Any opinion about material for
      > the
      > > boom, cutting/sizing the sail, rig, how to make
      > and
      > > attach the goose neck, etc. would be most
      > appreciated.
      > >
      > >
      >
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