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Old 28-11-2014, 08:17   #31
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Re: Whisker & Spinnaker Poles

Originally Posted by jkindredpdx View Post
Some of my neighbors are clipping one end of their pole to a line controlled sliding track on the forward face of the mast and storing the pole vertically. I think when they use the pole it isn't necessary to uncouple from the mast, but simply dip the outboard end and slide the mast end up and down. They still have topping lift and possibly foreguy attached to the bridle.

This is what we do. Pole is always attached to the mast - not going overboard unless I get very stupid.

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