mast on centerline - 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 > Boat Builders Row > Irwin
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-21-2008
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piratesoul is on a distinguished road
mast on centerline

I have another mast question. My mast is not aligned with the fore and aft centerline of the boat. I have a friend with a I37 and he has the same issue. Any body else?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 07-21-2008
SCoffshore's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Connecticut/Carolinas
Posts: 47
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
SCoffshore is on a distinguished road
Is your mast step on the centerline?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 07-21-2008
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piratesoul is on a distinguished road
I'm afraid I didn't go into enough detail. The mast is on the c'line of the boat but there is a slight turn to port starting at the base.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 07-21-2008
Stillraining's Avatar
Handsome devil
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: LaConner,Washington
Posts: 3,477
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 9
Stillraining is a jewel in the rough Stillraining is a jewel in the rough Stillraining is a jewel in the rough
Bad drawing so bare with me...Are you saying the the "Shoe" or the piece the mast steps in is mounted off center line?
Attached Thumbnails
mast on centerline-shoe.jpg  
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 05-26-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piratesoul is on a distinguished road
Stillraining, the shoe is off-centerline
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 05-26-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piratesoul is on a distinguished road
mast rake

I have also noticed my mast is noticabely raked aft. Somebody here at the marina suggested that may be the cause of the bow in my mast (the top of the mast is forward of the base). I have tuned and retuned the rig but I can't get the bow out. Any suggestions?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 05-26-2009
zz4gta's Avatar
I don't discuss my member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Chesapeake Bay
Posts: 2,416
Thanks: 0
Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zz4gta is on a distinguished road
I don't believe mast rake should ever be going forward. I've only seen it raked aft. And your boat may require some prebend in the rig. The shoe being off c/l would bother me quite a bit though.
__________________
Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"
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
Deck stepped Mast-Always Bad ? Mrs Mutiny Boat Review and Purchase Forum 24 10-05-2009 07:55 PM
which 38ft boat? bluewaterdreamer Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10 10-03-2007 12:54 PM
Southern Cross 31? db27513 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 35 09-24-2007 10:58 PM
30ft Catalina BigRuss Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 09-09-2006 05:33 PM
Is one better than the other? gandydancer Gear & Maintenance 7 07-11-2002 06:08 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:54 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