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post #3 of Old 07-03-2013
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Re: Wanted: rigging pictures of Islander 40 MS

The top layout is of the Charles Davies designed 40 MS first built in 72
The bottom diagrams are of the Doug Peterson designed P40 introduced in 79

I am the proud owner of the 1979 P40 hull number 5

I can provide whatever pictures anyone wants for the dual spreader sloop rigging of the P40, but I do not know how applicable that would be for the dual masted single spreader MS 40 Ketch that Riverdog is asking about.

I seriously simplified the P40 rigging when I got her and refitted her a couple of years ago. The original P40 was set up for ocean racing top sides [copied I think from Peterson's earlier NY 40 work for america's cup training] but used a stretched I36 cabin design inside. My P40 is incredibly similar now to the C&C 37/40 which I realized after I refitted and we sat at the dock next to a C&C - the hulls look identical side by side.
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