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post #70 of Old 01-13-2014
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Re: 76-year-old begins solo circumnavigation

Originally Posted by capt vimes View Post
what kind of fixture is that?
did the pin pry loose?

funnily on his blog he never mentioned any damage to any system but his rips...
where did you get the images from?

and besides - what is meant by Farr design with this: "The boom end failure is a substantial one."
I don't know, your guess is as good as mine... The first pic does appear to have been some sort of repair cobbled together with a replacement of the original pin...

The pics were put up on his Facebook page, linked to on his blog...
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