SailNet Community - View Single Post - Deck mounted versus keel mounted masts
View Single Post
post #13 of Old 02-14-2012
Jeff_H's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 7,039
Thanks: 5
Thanked 176 Times in 143 Posts
Rep Power: 10
"Do you think you would be as easily able to induce the required prebend with a deck stepped set up (esp on your style of boat?)"


I do think so. The key is getting a moment connection at the deck between the base of the mast and the king post. That was how the Laser 28's were built which has a very similar rig to my boat.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Curmudgeon at Large- and rhinestone in the rough, sailing my Farr 11.6 on the Chesapeake Bay
Jeff_H is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome