Originally Posted by sailingdog
Go schedule 80..it's stronger... heavier too... but if you're going cheap...sch 80 makes more sense.
Agreed, you were going with schedule 80 you could probably go with 2 inch on a boat that size.
I once made a adjustable whisker pole with 2" and a piece of 1 1/2" that slid on the inside of the 2" all out of schedule 40 for a 19 foot Y- Flyer that I had at the time. It worked well.