Islander 28 Backstay Adjuster Preferences
We own a Non-Split Backstay I28.
After making the hull repairs including the base plate under the Compression Post and adding a Mast Step Turning Block Plate (with fill of the dimple on cabin top), we can go forward with a Backstay Adjuster.
BTW, the repairs mentioned have actually changed the geometry of the rig to the point where the mast was leaning forward (a bunch). A toggle on the forestay helped but we took all the slack up in the backstay turnbuckle and need more tension.
I am leaning toward the Wichard 5526 that will cost about $525 US. We day sail, occasionally cruise but do drive the boat when out...
Anyone have suggestions or comments?
Still un-named I28