Re: [campernicholson] Lazy jacks
JUst for your info:
I have a "dutchman" system, which flakes the sail over the boom by two control lines through the sail and an adjustable 360 topping-lift replacement.
Don't know what I would do vs lazy jacks (it was on board), but I'm working towards some kind of boom furling.
In a message dated Mon, 4 Feb 2002 9:42:30 AM Eastern Standard Time, "Frank & Sherri Voorheis" <voorheis@...> writes: Hi folks. Could anyone tell me how to make up your own Lazy Jacks for a Nick 35? Are any books available which give details? I would greatly appreciate any feedback. Thanks, Frank > 35/126
- I have set on my boat and it is fairly straight forward. Try and follow
1. Two stayset-x lines (3/16"?) with a miniblock at the end. The upper end
of the line is attached to the side of the mast about 1/4 down from the top.
The lines are long enough so the blocks hang down to about 4' from the boom.
2. A Nylon bulls-eye on the underside of the boom. I mounted the
bull's-eye. in a small slab of aluminum and that slides in the track in the
boom. Set screws in the slab allow me to change position of the bull's-eye.
3. On one side of the boom an eyestrape on an aluminum slide.
4. On the other side of the boom a cheek block and a cleat, each riding on
it's own slide.
5. another LONG run of stayset-x. One end attaches to the eyestrap, runs
up and through the hanging block, down under the boom through the
bull's-eye, back up to the other hanging block, down through the cheek and
forward to the cleat.
By having the blocks on slides, I can move them around until they hold the
sail the way I like. Before I hoist the sail, I give a lot of slack to the
line and hook it with a shockcord around the mast to pull it forward and out
of the way
S/V Dark Lady
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From: "Frank & Sherri Voorheis" <voorheis@...>
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 9:42 AM
Subject: [campernicholson] Lazy jacks
Hi folks. Could anyone tell me how to make up your own Lazy Jacks for a
Nick 35? Are any books available which give details? I would greatly
appreciate any feedback. Thanks, Frank 35/126