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post #26 of Old 04-03-2008
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Originally Posted by CharlieCobra View Post
That would be poor design for that to happen. My Staysail boom won't reach the forward hatch
That may be a poor design but from what I have seen yours is the exception, not the rule. ALL IP's for example.... I think the Ailerons Hoyt setup also swings over the forward hatch. Basically every 30-40 foot stay-boom I've ever seen swings over the forward hatch - where else is it going to swing - unless your foredeck is Very Long. I'm not saying that makes them instant death traps but something to consider.

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