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Old 08-13-2011
TSchwarck TSchwarck is offline
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I have a 1980 O'Day 22. When lowering the mast I attach the mainsheet to the stem and jib halyard and unhook the forestay. The shrouds don't do anything to keep the mast centered as it is lowered(fractional rig) so I steady the mast by hand as it comes down. It is much easier with a gin pole.
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