moving the main sheet - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 05-15-2009
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
freddyray is on a distinguished road
moving the main sheet

and possibly adding a traveller. The main sheet on my boat is attached to the floor. I would like to move it back to the back deck and also possibly put in a traveller, but with my set up I cannot see where I can do that without interferring with the tiller. Any ideas or am I just stuck with what I have?

Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 05-15-2009
sailingdog's Avatar
Telstar 28
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,291
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 13
sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice
The only way to move it to the back deck would be to split it...so the mainsheet is connected to both sides, and forms an inverted-v over the tiller.
__________________
Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 05-15-2009
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
freddyray is on a distinguished road
might just leave it then. Just learning and trying to get a bit more sail adjustment besides just the main sheet so thought a traveller might work well. I suppose if my traveller was above the tiller it might work. Might also be trying to make a silk purse out of a sows ear.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 05-15-2009
JimsCAL's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Glen Cove, NY
Posts: 2,419
Thanks: 2
Thanked 35 Times in 34 Posts
Rep Power: 8
JimsCAL is on a distinguished road
A traveller is going to be tough. Only place would be in front of the tiller across the cockpit. One way the rig the mainsheet to the back deck is the use two blocks, one on the port side and one on the starboard and run the sheet from one side, to the boom, to the other side, and back again.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
O"day 28 main sheet FourSeasMilford O'Day 2 09-11-2009 09:13 PM
O'Day 28 Main sheet arrangement FourSeasMilford Gear & Maintenance 9 03-08-2009 10:42 PM
okay main sheet to boom relocation scottyt Gear & Maintenance 15 03-01-2009 09:21 PM
BV and Main Sheet Block DrB Gear & Maintenance 7 08-27-2007 11:52 AM
Reading Flow and Making Adjustments Tom Wood Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 09-23-1999 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:45 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.