Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-05-2011, 08:51   #31
Registered User
 
capnorv's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Bainbridge Island Washington on the Salish Sea
Boat: Hardin 45 Voyager Alice B., Gig Harbor 10, Orca 7 1/2 sloop, 16' sea kayak
Posts: 364
Images: 1
Re: Bow Sprits

Being an owner of both kinds of staysails, I definitly find the boomed rig more troublefree, and good for closequarter stuff. The same can be said for furling vs hanked headsails. Follow your own tastes, they all work. Pretty boat by the way, and nice bowsprit.
__________________

__________________
capnorv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-05-2011, 12:04   #32
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 14
Re: Bow Sprits

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for the advice on my staysail. I'm back from a week's sailing after fitting a boom vang to the stailsail boom. It REALLY made a big difference, close winded sailing with much less heeling, absolutely brilliant!
__________________

__________________
PaulHBaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bow Thruster wesail Monohull Sailboats 15 14-11-2010 05:41
rubrails on bow schoonerdog General Sailing Forum 4 02-12-2008 16:02
Bow thruster lbarnes Propellers & Drive Systems 7 24-08-2008 08:10
bow rollers nalani Anchoring & Mooring 10 14-04-2008 12:07



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:15.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.