SailNet Community - View Single Post - Sailing without a BabyStay
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 09-25-2006
Senior Member
catamount's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Gulf of Maine
Posts: 599
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 15
I concur with Gary - skip the baby stay unless you decide you need it for shape or to control pumping. On my boat, we use the spin pole topping lift as the baby stay under those circumstances. We also have check stays. Just make sure you rig it up inside the jib sheets to avoid a problem when you tack. Don't ask me how I know this ;-)
catamount is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome