SailNet Community - View Single Post - Running backstay specifications advice
View Single Post
Old 02-01-2008
killarney_sailor killarney_sailor is offline
Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,786
Thanks: 5
Thanked 93 Times in 81 Posts
Rep Power: 10
killarney_sailor is on a distinguished road
these are for support of an inner forestay

Originally Posted by Plumper View Post
Are these check stays for sail shape or do they back an inner forestay and staysail?

The runners support an inner stay that might have a staysail or storm jib on it. I am looking for something that could be tightened up and released fairly quickly and moved forward when not needed.

Reply With Quote Share with Facebook