Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-05-2011, 12:30   #1
Moderator... short for Cat Wrangler
 
sarafina's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Francisco
Boat: Cal 28 Flush Deck
Posts: 5,559
Images: 56
Binnacle Placement

Hi, Himself and I were browsing boats on the 'net and ran across something we haven't seen before; A wheel helm mounted PARALLEL to the keel instead of at the usual 90s... It's on a tri with a center cockpit.
33ft Trimaran (Brown Piver combination)
Anyone ever seen anything like this?
__________________
Sara

ain't what ya do, it's the way that ya do it...
sarafina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 12:39   #2
Armchair Bucketeer
 
David_Old_Jersey's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 10,012
Images: 4
Re: Binnacle Placement

Not a wheel - but I had engine controls (throttle & gears - seperate levers for each) that went accross, rather the the usual forward for faster (and in gear) etc.

Took a while to get used to. especially in close quarters!
David_Old_Jersey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 12:43   #3
Moderator
 
Pete7's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Solent, England
Boat: Moody 31
Posts: 17,857
Images: 23
Re: Binnacle Placement

Great idea for walking past when in harbour and could be interesting at sea. Couldn't see it on a yacht school boat though.

Pete
Pete7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2011, 20:15   #4
Registered User

Join Date: May 2010
Location: near San Jose, CA
Boat: Yankee Dolphin 24'
Posts: 218
Re: Binnacle Placement

I once saw pictures of a Searunner Tri with a pivoting wheel. This might be a variation on that.
tenchiki is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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
Light for Compass Binnacle F51 Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 6 15-01-2021 09:37
'Drilling' the Large Holes in Binnacle Guards SvenG Construction, Maintenance & Refit 15 13-12-2010 19:03
For Sale: Antique Brass Binnacle Cover Orange_Whip Classifieds Archive 0 21-03-2010 15:52
Compass Binnacle Mounting Problem... Christian Van H Construction, Maintenance & Refit 7 01-03-2010 12:23
Leaky Edson Steering Binnacle bobfnbw Construction, Maintenance & Refit 5 03-12-2009 08:36

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:57.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.