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 25-12-2017, 11:01   #16
Registered User
 
denverd0n's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 4,923
Images: 6
Re: Why don't they......

Quote:
Originally Posted by boatman61 View Post
And.. the banging inside the mast would drive you nutz.
THIS ^^^^^^^^ Times infinity!!!

If I were your neighbor in the anchorage, I would probably be tempted to come and cut down your mast in the middle of the night!
denverd0n is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-12-2017, 12:33   #17
Registered User
 
danielamartindm's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Boat: Leopard 39
Posts: 860
Re: Why don't they......

It's never a good idea to have a mechanical device locked away where it is inaccessible for repairs when they're needed (and believe me, they will be).
danielamartindm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-12-2017, 13:33   #18
Senior Cruiser
 
skipmac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: 29° 49.16’ N 82° 25.82’ W
Boat: Pearson 422
Posts: 16,172
Re: Why don't they......

Quote:
Originally Posted by newhaul View Post
I think she was referring to the ammas as nacelle's.
But that would mean looking at trimarans and not cats.
Yes, this thought occurred to me as well but like you say, tris and not cats.
__________________
The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
Sometimes it's necessary to state the obvious for the benefit of the oblivious.
Rust is the poor man's Loctite.
skipmac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-12-2017, 09:42   #19
Registered User
 
Privilege's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Bermuda
Boat: Privilege 435
Posts: 586
Images: 12
Re: Why don't they......

...and not all cats have their main halyard running back to the cabin top. I have chosen to have mine running down to the mast winch. One of the reasons, as you have pointed out is the excess clutter of lines at the helm. Also, if your main halyard runs to the cabin top then probably all of the reefing lines have to run there too. My preference is to keep it simple.
Privilege 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
Will they or Won't they move on? What would you do? TacomaSailor General Sailing Forum 7 02-11-2013 13:48
Is this what They Mean when They Say to Taper the Hole ? off-the-grid Construction, Maintenance & Refit 11 18-05-2010 15:29
Don't Build them like they used to Charlie Cruising News & Events 0 01-07-2008 17:08
They never got over Herreschoff did they? 44'cruisingcat Multihull Sailboats 7 13-11-2007 19:56

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:16.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.