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12-31-2012 02:27 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

One question on the rigging for my Capri 13 that I haven't been able to figure out/decide. The tack corner of my sail has 2 grommets. One is obviously for the Cunningham sheet. I was thinking that the lower one would attach to the gooseneck car on my boom to pull or hold the boom more up the mast, however, the hole on my gooseneck is on the bottom of the car not the top. It seems awkward to attach on the bottom, but if I don't the boom sits at a pretty low angle making it hard to clear my forward crew's head. From the diagrams I've found it doesn't look like the boom is attached to the tack corner of the sail at all. Gravity and the boom vang hold it down, shouldn't something hold it up? Is the boom gooseneck supposed to attach to anything to hold it higher up and more perpendicular to the mast? Should I reverse my gooseneck in order to attach the tack of the sail to the boom or is the Cyclone not designed this way? Thanks!
07-11-2012 03:23 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

Yes thank you
07-10-2012 01:53 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

Did you see the rigging diagram that is included in the link provided by bgeddes? It appears to provide comprehensive info on the rigging. Check it out at the following link:
07-10-2012 12:01 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

I looked at it but still not all theallies to the 13
07-09-2012 07:15 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

Have seen this page?
Cyclone 13 Technical Notes

Half way down is a section on rigging.
07-09-2012 06:01 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

It is a 13
07-09-2012 05:08 PM
Re: New info on a Capri 13

do you mean Capri 14 ?

or ?
07-09-2012 03:11 PM
New info on a Capri 13

Just received a used Capri 13 but need rigging info.Help!!!

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