SailNet Community - View Single Post - why so long?
Thread: why so long?
View Single Post
post #18 of Old 01-18-2014 Thread Starter
captain jack
Senior Member
captain jack's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: glen burnie, md
Posts: 1,604
Thanks: 131
Thanked 52 Times in 47 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Re: why so long?

Originally Posted by Barquito View Post
It seems like it shouldn't be much of and engineering problem to make a tiller that has an extension that would make the tiller longer (for a longer lever arm) when needed.
no. it wouldn't. no harder than adding a tiller extension to a shorter tiller. but, if the boat needs a long tiller for leverage, that would end up being a useless modification. you'd always have to have it extended.

The only rules that really matter are these: what a man can do and what a man can't do.---Captain Jack Sparrow

1971 Cal 27

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
captain jack is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome