SailNet Community - View Single Post - winching up the mast,
View Single Post
  #13  
Old 01-07-2013
kwaltersmi's Avatar
kwaltersmi kwaltersmi is offline
Broad Reachin'
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posts: 1,794
Thanks: 1
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 8
kwaltersmi is on a distinguished road
Re: winching up the mast,

Lots of good advice in this thread and elsewhere on SN about mast climbing. We ALWAYS use the sheet winch as for the primary, and have used the mast winch for a back-up safety halyard. However, I prefer keeping the deck below the mast clear of people in case of an accident, so using sheet winches for both primary and secondary is preferred.

You can read the details of our technique here: Up the Mast
__________________
Catalina 34

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook