SailNet Community - View Single Post - Purpose of a baby stay?
View Single Post
Old 06-12-2009
SteveInMD SteveInMD is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 551
Thanks: 3
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 9
SteveInMD is on a distinguished road
Some boats have a hydraulic ram at the base of the baby stay so it's adjustable. If it does it's meant to be used for tuning - mast bend, draft position, etc. If it's not adjustable then it's just there to prevent pumping.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook